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Ex-Employee Charged in Hacking Case

DATA LOSS—U.S.

May 3, 2013

The New York Times reports on a software programmer who now finds himself pleading not guilty in a federal court over charges of computer hacking. Michael Meneses worked for Spellman High Voltage Electronic Corporation and, after resigning, allegedly used stolen passwords and his knowledge of the company’s computer systems to wreak havoc. He faces up to 10 years in prison, the report states. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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