Mini Spy

Loading...

Latest Threads

Loading...
 
  1. Warning Welcome to MalwareTips.com, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn about PC security and computers.
    As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but you can not create new threads or reply to an existing one unless you are a registered member. By joining our free community you will have access to post threads, start private conversations with other members, respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features.
    Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, so please join us today!
  2. Emsisoft  Mobile Security GiveawayEXCLUSIVE MalwareTips.com: Emsisoft Mobile Security Giveaway

    Get a free license key for Emsisoft Mobile Security to protect your Android smartphone. We are giving away Emsisoft Mobile Security license keys for our awesome members!

    Get an Emsisoft Mobile Security license key!

  3. Zemana AntiLogger Unlimited GiveawayEXCLUSIVE: Zemana AntiLogger Giveaway

    Get a free license key for Zemana AntiLogger. We are giving away 300 Zemana AntiLogger license keys for our awesome members!

    Get a Zemana AntiLogger license key!

  4.  NoVirusThanks EXE GiveawayEXCLUSIVE MalwareTips.com : NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro Giveaway

    Get a free license key for NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro. We are giving away NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro license keys for our awesome members!

    Get a NoVirusThanks EXE Radar Pro license key!

  5. ZoneAlarm 2015 Extreme Security GiveawayEXCLUSIVE MalwareTips.com:ZoneAlarm 2015 Extreme Security Giveaway

    Get a free license key for ZoneAlarm 2015 Extreme Security. We are giving away ZoneAlarm 2015 Extreme Security license keys for our awesome members!

    Get a ZoneAlarm 2015 Extreme Security license key!

  6. Windows XP End Of Support

    After 12 years, support for Windows XP has ended on April 8, 2014. There will be no more security updates or technical support for the Windows XP operating system. Without critical Windows XP security updates, your PC may become vulnerable to harmful viruses, spyware, and other malicious software which can steal or damage your business data and information. Many software vendors will no longer support their products running on Windows XP as they are unable to receive Windows XP updates. Most PC hardware manufacturers will stop supporting Windows XP on existing and new hardware.

  7. Tip of the Day Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons
    Be wary of pop-up windows that ask you to download software or that offer to fix your computer. Often these pop-ups will claim that your computer has been infected and that their download can fix it – don’t believe them. Close the window and make sure you don’t click inside the pop-up window. Do not open files of unknown types, or if you see unfamiliar browser prompts or warnings asking you to open a file. Sometimes malware may prevent you from leaving a page if you land on it, for example by repeatedly opening a download prompt. If this happens, use your computer’s task manager or activity monitor to close your browser.

Fired Gucci employee charged with hacking into network

Discussion in 'News Archive' started by Jack, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. Jack

    Jack Administrator Staff Member

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2011
    Messages:
    6,753
    Likes Received:
    629
    Trophy Points:
    323
    A network engineer, who was fired by the American branch of Gucci, has been accused of breaking into the computer systems of the Italian luxury good retailer, shutting down servers and deleting data.

    According to a press release from the New York County District Attorney's office, 34-year-old Sam Chihlung Yin of Jersey City, NJ, used an account that he had secretly created while employed by Gucci to access the network after his employment was terminated.

    In a 50-count indictment, the IT expert is charged with computer tampering, identity theft, falsifying business records, computer trespass, criminal possession of computer-related material, unlawful duplication of computer-related material, and unauthorized use of a computer.

    It is alleged that while Yin was still employed as a network engineer at Gucci, he created a VPN token in the name of a fictional employee, and after being fired for unrelated reasons in May 2010 took the key fob with him. The following month, Yin is said to have contacted Gucci's IT department posing as the fictional employee and requested that his authentication fob be activated so he could access the corporate network remotely.

    Over a number of months, Yin is alleged to have accessed Gucci's network without authorisation, exploiting his knowledge of the company's IT infrastructure and administrator passwords. Specifically, on November 12 2010, Yin is said to have deleted various virtual servers, shut down storage areas and wiped corporate mailboxes.

    More details - link

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!). Just click the sign up button to choose a username and then you can ask your own questions on the forum.
Similar Threads: Fired Gucci
Forum Title Date
Backup, Cloud Storage and Social Sharing FireDrive new Cloud Storage Apr 7, 2014
Giveaways, Contests and Sweepstakes Firedrive - get 50 GB free Mar 12, 2014
News Archive First weapons fired at Malaysia by Bangladeshi hackers Jul 1, 2013
News Archive Civil servant fired for googling, um, 'chest' Feb 8, 2011

MalwareTips.com is an independent website.All trademarks mentioned on this page are the property of their respective owners.