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Georgia Man Admits Damaging Firm’s Systems After Learning He Was Going to Be Fired

31
Jan
2014

Ricky Joe Mitchell, 34, of Mableton, Georgia, has admitted crashing his former employers computer systems after learning he was going to be fired.

The incident occurred in June 2012. After learning that Charleston-based EnerVest Operating was going to let him go, Mitchell remotely accessed the companys systems and reset servers to factory settings.

Due to his actions, the organization couldnt operate normally for around one month. Furthermore, the…

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