Washington Post CEO Will Lewis Accused of Helping Hacking Cover-Up | #hacking | #cybersecurity | #infosec | #comptia | #pentest | #hacker

NPR has published a deep and unflattering dive on Will Lewis, who becomes the publisher and CEO of The Washington Post next month. The former editor of the U.K.’s Telegraph and ex-publisher of The Wall Street Journal is accused of assisting what NPR calls a “massive cover-up of criminal activity” when he was tapped by Rupert Murdoch in 2011 to help clean up a hacking scandal. “In lawsuits against News Corp.’s British newspapers, lawyers for Prince Harry and movie star Hugh Grant depict Lewis as a leader of a frenzied conspiracy to kneecap public officials hostile to a multibillion-dollar business deal and to delete millions of potentially damning emails,” NPR reports. The Post declined to comment.

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