Engineer sentenced to 18 months for accessing former employer's networks

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All stems back to a compromised employee’s email account…

An engineer has been sent to prison for 18 months after accessing his former employer's networks without proper authorization.

On 4 August, U.S. District Judge John T. Fowlkes Jr. of the Western District of Tennessee sentenced Jason Needham, 45, to a year and a half in the clink for accessing an engineering company's networks without authorization.

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