According to media reports, a British man who lost his IT job after lying about his career history and qualifications hacked into his former employees’ network and planted spyware on colleagues’ PCs.
46-year-old Julius Oladiran of South Norwood, London, lost his database developer job after his employers became suspicious about his lack of knowledge, and found that he had lied about having a master’s degree and experience on top government projects.
Oladiran installed spyware on the small company’s network, in an attempt to intercept email traffic about him, but was discovered when a worker noticed the cursor on his computer moving around the screen seemingly by its own accord.
The hacker also deleted some emails between his former colleagues, sabotaging a project which then lead to the lay-off of several workers…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.