Fired Employee Hacks and Shuts Down Smart Water Readers in Five US Cities
Catalin Cimpanu reports:
A Pennsylvania judge has sentenced Adam Flanagan, 42, of Bala Cynwyd, PA to one year and one day in prison for hacking and damaging the IT networks of several water utility providers across the US East Coast. The sentence was passed down last week for crimes committed in the spring of 2014.
According to court documents obtained by Bleeping Computer, Flanagan worked between November 2007 and November 2013 for an unnamed company that produced smart water, electric, and gas readers.