UK Cybersecurity Executives Plead Guilty To Hacking A Rival Firm

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“Five employees from cybersecurity firm Quadsys have admitted to hacking into a rival company’s servers to allegedly steal customer data and pricing information,” ZDNet is reporting. After a series of hearings, five top-ranking employees “admitted to obtaining unauthorised access to computer materials to facilitate the commission of an offence,” including the company’s owner, managing director, and account manager. Now they’re facing 12 months in prison or fines, as well as additional charges, at their sentencing hearing in September. The headline at ZDNet gloats, “Not only did the Quadsys staff reportedly break into servers, they were caught doing it.”


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