Tag Results for social engineering (3)

  1. Computer Used to (Unsuccessfully) Steal $9 million in California

    According to an article in the San Jose Mercury News, US law enforcement is searching for a former California Water Service Co. employee who quit his job, and then broke into the Water Service company's computers and wired himself (three times) a total of $9 million to an account in Qatar. The former employee, identified as Abdirahman Ismail Abdi, is suspected to have fled to Canada after placing his wife and children on a flight to Frankfurt. The company was able to freeze the accounts in Qatar, and gets its money back. A janitor spotted …

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