Cyberattack On UBS Nets Ex-Worker Eight Years

Law360, New York (December 14, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A discontent former programmer at UBS Financial Services is headed off to prison for eight years, after sending out a "logic bomb" that immobilized 17,000 computer work stations at the financial giant.

A New Jersey federal judge has sentenced Roger Duronio to spend 97 months in prison for launching a malicious cyberattack against his former employer.

Duronio, who worked at UBS Paine Webber’s offices in Weehawken, N.J. was convicted this past July on one count of securities fraud and one count of computer fraud in the...
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