Fired computer programmer gets prison time for cyberattack against ex-employer in Oregon
Maxine Bernstein reports:
A man fired from a McMinnville-based digital marketing company was sentenced Wednesday to a year and a day in federal prison for launching a cyberattack against his former employer.
Kristopher Ives began working for Gearbox Studios in March 2010 as a computer programmer and later as its lead programmer for server architecture and support, according to court records. The website development and hosting company targets the online toy retail market.
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