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Ex Unix Engineer Plants Timebomb in Fannie Mae Server

Posted on Saturday, January 31 2009 @ 04:34:00 CET by


Rajendrasinh Babubhai Makwana, a senior Unix engineer contractor for Fannie Mae allegedly planted a "logic bomb" right before his contract with the company was terminated back in October of 2008. The script, or also referred to as a logic bomb, was set to activate on January 31st, 2009 and wold have completely wiped all of the data on Fannie Mae's 4,000 servers. Based on reports from the engineers at the company if the bomb would have went off it could have cost millions of dollars worth of damages and could have shut the company down for a week or two.

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