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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 »

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 »

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. Recent Video from Gizmodo. View More >. Advertisement. Error loading player: No playable ...and more »

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

RTS13XE0 A man is silhouetted against a video screen with a Facebook logo as he poses with a Samsung S4 smartphone in this photo illustration August 14, 2013. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic. Share. U.S.. Even the world's top techies can be victims of internet ...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. Google and Facebook have confirmed that they were the two companies that fell victim to the scam costing them $100 ...and more »

Facebook and Google linked to the $100 million phishing scheme - Hack Read

If you think that the internet is a safe place, you need to think again! Not even Billion dollar companies like Google and Facebook are safe from the cyber-criminals! Remember when we reported about a multi-million phishing scam conducted by a man from ...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 stamps ...and more »

Google, Facebook Fall Victim To Long-Con Scam That Cost Them Over $100 Million - Tech Times

Digital security is a matter of personal responsibility, but for a determined and resourceful con artist, even the tightest of securities can be spoofed. Just ask Google and Facebook. The two tech companies fell prey to a phishing scam that managed to ...and more »

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

The two major American tech companies were tricked by a Lithuanian, Evaldas Rimasauskas, who has been charged with wire fraud. Photograph: Google/Facebook/PA. Facebook. Facebook and Google were conned out of $100m in phishing scheme. Not even two of ...and more »

Google, Facebook Victims Of $100M Phishing Scam - Tom's Hardware

It's easier to con someone than to take whatever you want from them with brute force. That's why phishing scams, which rely on trickery instead of technical skill, can be so effective. Convincing someone at Google to pay you tens of millions of dollars ...and more »