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A case in point: The thirst for revenge


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Over the years of working, we have collected a large number of interesting cases. Some of them are amusing, some of them are surprising, but most of them has prevented serious losses for our clients. So, we figured: Why not share them with you?

The main character in today's story worked for a retail company.  For a while, both he and his superiors were satisfied with everything about his work, but all good things must come to an end.

One day, the information security officers have noticed unusual activity from our character. He began to compile a technical description of the network into a single document. The process seemed to be suspicious, shall we say, such actions were out of his responsibility.

After a moment's hesitation, the information security officers disabled a USB port on a PC and opted for data encryption. Spoiler alert: they made the right decision.

A step-by-step investigation of an incident that did not happen led to the identification of the causes. It turned out that the employee wanted to "teach his management a lesson" after his request for a pay rise had been rejected.

Seeking revenge, our character made a decision to cause major reputational and financial damage to the company by leaking confidential data. Fortunately, the company was prepared for such incidents and the information security officers responded in a timely manner.

This gripping tale reinforces the significance of staying vigilant and maintaining a proactive stance against potential threats. Вy the way, the product that prevented the incident was Risk Monitor.

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