Israeli Investigators Sentenced for Trojan That Allowed Corporate Espionage

An Israeli organization of private detectives has been knocked for installing spyware for stealing sensitive data.

Reports from Israel reveal that three individuals in the spying group, Ron Barhoum, Haim Zissman and Asaf Zlotovsky were sentenced to jail for 9 months, 18 months and 19 months respectively. And the detective agency CEO, Modi'in Ezrahi, was heavily fined along with a ten-month conditional release.

According to TECHWOPRLD's reports published on April 29, 2008, the most crucial outcome of the incident is that the world has been alerted about the simplicity with which trojans could be targeted to carry out theft of sensitive data from unsecured companies


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