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Google and Facebook duped in huge 'scam' - BBC News

Google and Facebook have confirmed that they fell victim to an alleged $100m (£77m) scam. In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had been charged over an email phishing attack against "two US-based internet companies" that were not named at ...and more »

Google and Facebook Confess to Being Corporate Scam Victims - Infosecurity Magazine

Two tech companies who were victims of a $100 million payment scam have been revealed to be Facebook and Google. According to an investigation by Fortune, Lithuanian Evaldas Rimasauskas allegedly forged email addresses, invoices, and corporate ...and more »

Exclusive: Facebook and Google Were Victims of $100M Payment Scam - Fortune

When the Justice Department announced the arrest last month of a man who allegedly swindled more than $100 million from two U.S. tech giants, the news came wrapped in a mystery. The agency didn't say who was robbed, and nor did it identify the Asian ...and more »

Internet Scams: How Facebook, Google Were Robbed of $100 Million by A Phisher - Newsweek

Even the world's top techies can be victims of internet scams. Facebook and Google were reportedly swindled out of $100 million each over a two-year period by a Lithuanian man who posed as an Asian manufacturing company and used the age-old method ...and more »

Facebook and Google got scammed out of $100 million - Mashable

A 48-year-old Lithuanian man named Evaldas Rimasauskas managed to defraud internet giants Facebook and Google of $100 million over a span of two years, according to Fortune and the United States Department of Justice. How'd he do it? A little email ...and more »

Facebook and Google were victims of a $100 million dollar phishing scam: Fortune - CNBC

Facebook and Google were the victims of an elaborate $100 million phishing attack, according to a Fortune report, with employees at both companies tricked into sending money to overseas bank accounts. In March, the Justice Department arrested Evaldas ...and more »

Facebook and Google were conned out of $100m in phishing scheme - The Guardian

Not even two of the biggest US technology firms are safe from fraud, as the social network and the search company named as victims of sophisticated attack. Samuel Gibbs. Fri 28 Apr 2017 06.27 EDT Last modified on Fri 28 Apr 2017 11.20 EDT. Share on ...and more »

Facebook and Google confirm falling victim to £77m phishing scam - SC Magazine UK

Back in March, a Lithuanian man was arrested for duping two unnamed multinational internet companies via an email phishing attack. inShare. Back in March, a Lithuanian man was arrested for duping two unnamed multinational internet companies via an ...and more »

Even the World's Largest Internet Companies Get Phished, Just Like Your Grandma - Gizmodo

If you've ever been duped by a phishing scam, you can feel a little less stupid about it today, because you've been joined in that sad club by Google and Facebook. Phishing attacks, where scammers pose as a trusted company or person via email and trick ...and more »

​This Conman Scammed Google and Facebook Out of $100 Million - Men's Health

We're all vulnerable to any scammer looking to part a fool from his money, especially in the age of the Internet. However, thanks to reliable spam filters in services like GMail, we're regularly protected from opportunistic email thieves who could ...and more »