in brief A Northern Territory IT worker who caused millions of
dollars of damage to government systems has reportedly been jailed
for three years.
Computer engineer David Anthony McIntosh, 28, is a former CSG
employee who crashed several government services at Berrimah
Prison, Royal Darwin Hospital and the Supreme Court on 5 May last year. McIntosh also deleted over 10 thousand public servants from
the system. CSG holds major contracts with the NT Government.
Ninemsn late yesterday reported McIntosh had been jailed for
three years as a result of the system crashes, with Justice Stephen
Southwood reportedly telling McIntosh he "didn't cause
significant permanent harm [but] nonetheless it was
The Northern Territory News reported last year that McIntosh
said he felt "isolated" and "stressed" due to his physical
segregation from the rest of his team. McIntosh used his colleague's log-in and IP address to breach the