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Hackers Steal $1.5 Million in Printer Ink from FBI, EPA, GSA
« on: April 06, 2014, 08:25:36 AM »

Hackers were able to steal $1.5 million worth of printer cartridges from the FBI, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the General Services Administration (GSA) by placing fraudulent contract orders.

Federal News Radio reports:

    The General Services Administration’s schedules program has been victimized by spear phishing attacks, costing vendors more than $1.5 million. And law enforcement officials say it’s increasing.

    GSA alerted Schedule 70 and 75 vendors Wednesday that since July 2012 the FBI, the Environmental Protection Agency and GSA inspectors general have been investigating a series of fraudulent orders placed online to GSA vendors from criminals posing as federal contracting officials, according to an email to Schedule-70 and 75 vendors, which Federal News Radio

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