Acxiom hacker charged

Wednesday, 13 August 2003, 12:43 AM EST

An Ohio man has been arrested and charged with hacking into the computers of at least two companies.

Daniel Baas, 24, of Milford, Ohio, was arrested and charged Friday with downloading sensitive information from Acxiom Corp. in Little Rock, Ark.

According to police in Hamilton County, Ohio, Baas was already in custody when he was charged with entering Acxiom's system without authorization and copying information (see story). The police report lists Dec. 10, 2002, as the date he allegedly hacked into Acxiom's system.

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