California man charged in government hacking
Robert Lyttle, of Pleasant Hill, Calif., was indicted on Thursday by a federal grand jury for allegedly hacking government computers in April 2002, the United States Attorney's Office in Northern California said.
Lyttle is accused of unlawfully accessing computer systems of the Department of Defense's Defense Logistic Information Service and Office of Health Affairs and NASA's Ames Research Center.
The charges against Lyttle carry penalties that include prison time of up 10 years and fines of up to $250,000, the U.S. attorney's office said.
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