NTL sacks 'hacker' for 'gross misconduct'
NTL has sacked one of its employees for “gross misconduct” after he hacked into the independent customer forum ntlhell.co.uk. The hack – which included sending the members of ntlhell.co.uk a derogatory email – took place on New Year’s Eve. The incident was traced back to someone working at NTL using one of the company’s computers. Last week, an un-named employee was suspended from the cableco following a three-week internal investigation. Yesterday, that individual was dismissed. They have five days to appeal the company’s decision. Full Story