back to article Rogue ex-Motorola techie admits cyberattack on former employer, passport fraud

An ex-Motorola Solutions technician in the US has admitted he tried to fraudulently obtain a passport while awaiting trial for a cyberattack on his former employer. Andrew Mahn, 28, of Derry, New Hampshire, pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to both passport fraud and wire fraud, the latter relating to that cyber- …

  1. ecofeco Silver badge

    He what?

    I can see why he's an ex-employee. He sucks at his job. LOL!

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    to infiltrate Motorola's IT network, and break into the corp's Bitbucket repository and steal source code that allowed him to unlock certain radio equipment features valued at up to $175 per radio

    Doing God's work I'd say.

    Imprison him in N. Dakota, with an internet connection and a firewall that limits him to

    1. Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

      The automotive heated seats subscription plan is really showing where unfettered capitalism will be our downfall.

  3. ChoHag Silver badge

    Is this what they're referring to when companies say they're a victim of a "sophisticated attack"?

    1. Anonymous Coward


      He was very sophisticated, hence a sophisticated attacker, and possibly with government help (he did ask about speeding his passport to a government employee).

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