Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday August 30, 2011

Six Brazen Security Breaches, Courtesy of IT

It's not just hackers you have to worry about making off with your sensitive data, its your IT guys too! Hey, this would make a great movie of the week plot!

Once in a while, though, an IT worker gets disgruntled about an event at the companyآ—typically his or her dismissal or some other disciplinary actionآ— and enacts revenge the best way he or she knows how: through technology. If there’s anyone who’d know how to exploit your technological weaknesses, it’s your own IT staff. It doesn’t happen often, but when your IT turns rogue, their attacks can be devastating.