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Fannie Mae Malware Timebomb

A fired employee of mortgage giant Fannie Mae has been accused of installing a time-rigged virus on the company’s servers.

Fired employees sometimes threaten to get even, but few actually do it. Fewer still install a virus on the servers of the company they used to work for, rigged to go off later and take out all the company data.

But that’s exactly the crime of which former Fannie Mae Babubhai Makwana is accused. It’s alleged that he installed malware on the company’s servers that would activate on January 31, shutting down the computer monitoring system and access to all 4,000 servers, before replacing all company information with zeros.  More HERE

Most disguntled employees just steal a box of Post-it notes or maybe all the “W”s off the computers…

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January 31, 2009 - Posted by | BOLO and Crime, Technology | , , ,

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