WICHITA, Kan. (AP) A federal judge has scheduled a summer trial for a Wisconsin man accused of joining a cyberattack on Wichita-based Koch Industries.
The scheduling order handed down Friday in the case of Erick J. Rosol, 37, of Black Creek, Wis., sets his trial for June 25 in U.S. District Court in Wichita.
Rosol was indicted on one count each of damaging a computer and conspiracy to damage a computer.
Prosecutors allege the computer hacking group Anonymous asked conspirators in February 2011 to send a high volume of repeated requests to Koch’s website, crashing the site. Rosol is also accused of sending a code that damaged Koch’s computer.
Defense lawyer Kurt Kerns says his client is innocent. Kerns says nothing was hacked and no information was lost.