Here’s a bit on the recent indictment of a Florida man known as the soupnazi (man, I miss Seinfeld) and two Russians for the data breaches of Heartland, Hannaford, and many others. Facing 20 years and a $250,000+ fine and he still has other cases pending!
The funny thing is that he’s a former informant to the U.S. Secret Service!
Lesson to be learned: test your systems for security vulnerabilities before the bad guys exploit them! Oh, and don’t commit a crime against another business lest ye want to end up in the slammer. OK, one more to the Imperial U.S. Federal Government: know who you’re dealing with…you’ve heard “trust but verify” right?
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