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IT Pro Gets Prison Time for Sabotaging Ex-employer's System

itwbennett (1594911) writes | about 3 months ago

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itwbennett (1594911) writes "In June 2012, Ricky Joe Mitchell of Charleston, West Virginia, found out he was going to be fired from oil and gas company EnerVest and in response he decided to reset the company's servers to their original factory settings. He also disabled cooling equipment for EnerVest's systems and disabled a data-replication process. After pleading guilty in January, Mitchell has been sentenced to four years in federal prison."
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