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Internet Dreams Turn to Crime

On May 18, 2003, in Security, by Administrator
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Those that see the TechDef marketing literature always ask why we offer a counter-extortion service.

From the Washington Post:

“Soon, U.S. prosecutors said, Gorshkov and Ivanov were scouring the Internet looking for security vulnerabilities in the computer networks of American corporations. When they found a way in, they would steal credit card numbers or other valuable information. They would then contact the site’s operator and offer to “fix” the breach and return the stolen data — for a price.” Full Story

 

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