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In pictures: Revenge is a dish best served electro...
Roger Duronio: Hit 'em where it hurts
When Roger Duronio, a sysadmin at stock brokerage UBS Paine Webber, didn't get the bonus he wanted, he launched exactly the sort of attack security experts have nightmares about. At the opening of the trading day just after he quit, he used backdoors he had left on company servers to erase data and prevent thousands of customer transactions from taking place; to add insult to injury, he placed stock bets against Paine Webber's success and profited as his ex-employer floundered. But he failed to cover his tracks properly, and despite a defense that claimed Paine Webber's security was so shoddy anyone could have done the deed, he was ultimately convicted.
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