Revenge is a dish best served electronically: 12 cautionary tales

These scorned IT staffers had their vengeance on their former employers -- but most got their comeuppance in the end
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With great power comes great responsibility -- and great temptation. As more and more of an organization's infrastructure is shifted to IT, the IT staffers find themselves with more and more concentrated power, often without the recognition or compensation they feel should go along with it. And when they're fired or quit in a huff, well, bad things can happen. Submitted for your approval: some cautionary tales of what miffed techies can do to your company if vengeance is on their minds. (They're cautionary for all parties: most end up doing time for their misdeeds.)

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