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Employees Fired After Reporting Security Breach




Employees Fired After Reporting Security Breach
Employees Fired After Reporting Security Breach



http://www.wpbf.com/mostpopular/20552910/detail.html 

WPBF.com
August 25, 2009

LAKE WORTH, Fla. -- When Andres Reyes and Howard Jordan sit down at a 
table, they have more than 60 years of power grid experience between 
them.

So when the Lake Worth Utilities employees noticed an unauthorized 
computer plugged into the power system's mainframe on two separate 
occasions, they knew they had a problem.

"If you turn it off, then somebody can come in and do all kinds of 
things to the electric system," said Reyes, "as bad as you can turn off 
the complete power grid to the state of Florida."

Worried, they took their concerns to everyone they could think of. Last 
month, they appeared before the city commission. They said they 
eventually gave interviews to the FBI and Department of Homeland 
Security.

Then on Friday, they said, they were fired.

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