Hacker sentenced to prison for one year

Tuesday, 24 February 2004, 10:53 AM EST

A former employee at computer-monitor maker ViewSonic Corp. was sentenced Monday to one year in prison for hacking into the company's computer system and wiping out critical data central to running its foreign operations.

Andrew Garcia, 39, worked as a network administrator at the company's Walnut, Calif., office, where he maintained computer servers and had access to system passwords for managers.

By Laurie Sullivan at Information Week.

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