Former Ubiquiti employee charged with hacking, extorting company

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Former Ubiquiti employee charged with hacking, extorting company

Allegedly demanded nearly $2.8 million ransom.

A former employee of Ubiquiti was arrested on charges of stealing confidential data from the wireless technology company and using it to demand nearly US$2 million (A$2.81 million) in ransom, federal prosecutors said. Nickolas Sharp, 36, was arrested in Portland, Oregon, where he lives. He ...

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