It’s not a good idea to underestimate the creativity of hackers. Who would've throught ordering chinese food would have network security implications? Everyone knows that the web
is a willing vehicle for introducing security threats into a business computer network, but cybercriminals manage to come up with web attacks that even the most cautious businesses wouldn’t expect. Recently hackers breached the computer network at an oil company by loading a menu from a Chinese restaurant that was popular with company employees with malware. Without adequate web security in place to block malware laden sites all the hackers needed to infiltrate the network was for employees to interact with the online menu.
Hacked phone system costs small firm $166,000
A San Francisco architectural firm ran up phone bills totaling $166,000 in just one weekend last spring. The firm’s phones were used to route calls to premium-rate telephone numbers in Gambia, Somalia and the Maldives. The phone bill was especially dumbfounding because no one had been in the office that weekend; hackers had broken into the phone system and used it to make thousands of calls.