Chicago Man Charged With Hacking Company’s Servers After Termination

NBC reports:

A Chicago man was charged with damaging the servers of a north suburban industrial supply company after his employment was terminated in February 2016.

Edward Soybel, 34, was charged with 10 counts of intentionally damaging protection computers, one count of attempting to cause damage to protected computers and one count of attempting to access a protected computer without authorization, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.

Soybel illegally accessed Lake Forest-based W.W. Grainger Inc.’s servers on multiple occasions in 2016, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

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