College Student Busted for Posting DirecTV Papers He Pilfered from Law Firm

The FBI arrested the Russian student in LA for posting confidential papers that might allow hackers to circumvent DirecTV's new security system and steal satellite TV signals. He allegedly stole the papers from a document imaging firm he worked for that was hired by Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, a law firm representing DirecTV. Apparently, he did it for fun, not for money. Now he faces up to ten years in prison, and DirecTV faces the potential loss of a $25 million research program that developed the new security system. And Jones, Day has a red face. Read all about it here at UPDATE: Here's more detail from the LA Times.