Hacker demanded job from mega hotel chain – TechEye
Gets arrested instead.
A man who wanted a job with the Marriott hotel chain had a wizard wheeze to get a foot in the door.
Attila Nemeth, a 26 year-old Hungarian hacked into the company’s servers and threatened to expose its personal data, if the outfit did not give him a job.
Well, to be fair to him, it did grab the bosses’ attention but unfortunately, Mr Marriott just got on the blower and called Inspector Knacker of the Yard.
Nemeth pleaded guilty to a charge of hacking into Marriott computer systems, and threatening to reveal confidential company information he obtained if Marriott didn’t offer him a job.
Nemeth sent an email to Marriott personnel, letting them know that he had been accessing the company’s computers for months and had obtained proprietary company information.
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