Bang goes the geek cred, El Reg
Hackers? Where? Even "script-kiddy's" would be inappropriate.
It was a couple of kids with commercial key logging software. They'd have a hard time getting a job at PC World.
The gang behind the failed multi-million pound cyberheist at Sumitomo bank were each sentenced to a lengthy spell behind bars on Thursday. The plot, which brought together two hackers and a corrupt insider with other fraudsters, conspired to steal £229m ($423m) from the London offices of the Japanese bank Sumitomo Mitsui, was …
No - they have all been promoted for foiling this attempt and more staff have been hired 'to address security concerns'.
Memos will be written to tell workers to check for illegally held software while the ctrl-alt keys will be removed to stop them accessing the task manager.
Developers will have admin rights removed and debuggers will be banned.
Meanwhile the CEO/CFO/CIO will take their laptop home for their kids to play with and then connect it to the company network, they will of course all have admin rights so they can play that DOS golf game.
Bitter - me ?
A spying tech designed for braindead parents is used to, hem, "hack" into braindead bank system.
Also, "Poelvoorde was arrested in possession of a USB stick containing a key-logging programme."
So he basically had commercial software on a usb drive. I hope there was other evidence against him or this is just braindead (don't give me the "he had the instructions" shit).
Lots of braindeadness here, is it Zombie Awareness day in the UK by any chance?
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