Hacker Jailed For Sewage Attacks

from the ick dept

Many hackers who break into systems don’t do any real damage other than make a nuisance of themselves. However, one Australian hacker broke into the sewage system and caused all sorts of problems after he was turned down for a job. Of course, at the time he already worked for the company that installed the computer system for the sewage control, so it probably wasn’t a particularly difficult hack. However, as a result of his actions, raw sewage spilled out into local parks and rivers. Seems like a somewhat extreme reaction to getting turned down for a job.

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