A network administrator accused of locking every city employee out of a new computer system will be in San Francisco Superior Court today for arraignment on four felony charges.
Terry Childs, 43, is being held in lieu of $5 million bail, charged with four counts of computer tampering. If convicted, Childs could face up to seven years in state prison.
City officials said Childs holds the password to a series of computer networks, yet won’t give up any information.
The City hired experts from Cisco Systems to help unlock some of the password codes.