Windows 7 Man infects college PCs to steal huge database

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  1. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    A former college student has admitted taking part in a criminal scheme that used malware to steal and sell large databases of faculty and alumni, change grades, and siphon funds from other students' accounts.

    He used thumbdrives with malware he created to compromise the machines. At first, I assummed the IT Department had caught on, but it was a colleague who turned on him.

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