hacker who redirected Web traffic pleads guilty

One of the three men charged with hacking into the Web site for Comcast’s Internet customers last year has pleaded guilty, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia said Wednesday.

Christopher Allen Lewis, whose hacker alias was EBK, pleaded guilty to conspiring to disrupt service on the site on May 28 and 29. […]

The U.S. Attorney’s Office said the men, who were associated with the hacker group Kryogenics, on May 28 redirected traffic destined for to Web sites they had set up.

As a result, Comcast customers trying to get their e-mail or voice mail from that day found themselves viewing a Web site containing the message, "KRYOGENIKS Defiant and EBB RoXed COMCAST sHouTz to VIRUS Warlock elul21 coll1er seven."

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