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Scorned Ex-Worker Allegedly Hacked Planes at Flight School

October 18, 2021 Eric Sorensen
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Scorned Ex-Worker Allegedly Hacked Planes at Flight School
Show Notes

When an employer and an employee part ways, it’s not always on the best of terms. But in most cases, the departed worker moves on with their life. In most cases.

But in others, an ex-worker can feel wronged to the point where they are looking to exact revenge.

A 26-year-old Florida woman has been accused of hacking into the systems at her former workplace, the Melbourne Flight Training School.

According to a report published by Vice’s Motherboard, 26-year-old Lauren Lide resigned from her position at Melbourne in 2019 after her father, who also worked there, had been fired. A few months later, the CEO of the flight school, Derek Fallon, noticed some significant gaps in information in the app the company used to track its flights.