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Re: black hat .cn networks
From: "Bryan C. Andregg" <bandregg () redhat com>
Date: Tue, 8 May 2001 15:24:29 -0400

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 02:51:49PM -0400, John Fraizer mailed:

On Tue, 8 May 2001, Franklin Lian wrote:

that news couple of years ago both in English and Chinese.  The
hacker actually was executed for stealing millions of dollars from
a bank he used work for, NOT for HACKING.  According to Chinese law,
any criminal commited to crime that evolves more than $100,000 
(the exact number might be wrong) can be sentenced to death.

The story I read had it as two individuals.  The not-so-bright one who had
access to the bank and the bright one who designed and built a device to
put inline at the bank.  The device diverted the equiv of pennies per
transaction that passed through it to a bank account that the two had set
up somewhere.  It was a brilliant scheme.  They screwed up by trying to
withdrawl huge amounts of money at a time.  THAT's what got them caught.

Isn't that the plot to Superman III?
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  Bryan C. Andregg           Smoke Jumper           "As Slow as Possible,
    <bandregg () redhat com>      Red Hat, Inc.           As Fast as Necessary."

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