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​Data Theft Aids Tech Support Scam

Online Exclusives ​Art Stewart Dec 19, 2019

Organizations need personnel and technology controls to prevent employees from stealing corporate and customer data.

​An employee at Trend Micro allegedly stole information on 70,000 customers to help a fake IT support scam, PC Magazine reports. The anti-virus company says the employee accessed a database and sent names, email addresses, phone numbers, and support ticket numbers to the alleged scammers.

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​Art Stewart

Art Stewart is an independent management consultant with more than 35 years of experience in internal audit, financial management, performance measurement, governance, and strategic policy planning.​​​