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

Thursday September 22, 2011

3 Indicted in Sophisticated Hacking Scheme

I like how this Associated Press article tries to make these hackers sound all sophisticated. The fact that these geniuses were busted trying to use stolen gift cards shows you just how smart they really are. roll eyes (sarcastic)

Prosecutors say that once the men hacked into the wireless hotspots or burglarized the businesses, they obtained financial data, hijacked payroll systems, stole the identities of employees and routed pay checks to accounts they'd set up in the employees' names. Then, they gave themselves raises. "Once the hackers are in the system, they have a smorgasbord" آ— and can use the information to open bank accounts, compromise the personal credit information of employees, and access PayPal, Amazon and eBay accounts, said Assistant U.S. Attorney Kathryn Warma.