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Dec 7, 2007

Social engineer exploits Dutch employer

CSO Magazine reports on a security consultant cum botnet operator, PayPal account hijacker and fraudster. He infiltrated a Dutch company, exploiting the trust placed in him to install malware on thousands of machines. It's a salutory lesson in the need for pre- and para-employment vetting of employees in such sensitive positions.