IT admin will get 7 many years for wiping his firm’s servers to prove a issue

An indignant IT admin, seemingly aiming to verify the lax safety his employer had hitherto ignored, proceeded to delete a bunch of critical economic databases, and has subsequently been supplied 7 many years in jail as a end result. It is what is actually known in the IT trade as ‘cutting your nose off to spite your deal with,’ or inadvisably hulking out on a server you happen to be known to have obtain to and have currently complained about.

Han Bing, a database administrator for Lianjia, a Chinese serious estate brokerage, formerly known as Homelink, was allegedly 1 of only five people today in the safety workforce with entry to the firm’s economical technique databases. So when somebody logged in with root accessibility to Lianjia’s economical procedure and deleted the ton (through Bleeping Pc), the organization already had a handful of suspects.