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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 »

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 »

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 of ...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

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 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 and Facebook lose '£77million after falling for phishing scam sending cash to Lithuanian conman' - The Sun

Evaldas Rimasauskas, 49 who allegedly conned two of the world's biggest companies was arrested on fraud charges. By Maryse Godden. 29th April 2017, 11:49 pm. Updated: 29th April 2017, 11:49 pm. GOOGLE and Facebook have admitted they were conned out of ...and more »

Facebook and Google Scammed out of $100 Million - Popular Mechanics

Back in March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man has scammed "two major U.S. technology firms" out of approximately $100 million. New information published by Fortune has revealed additional information about the incident including that the two ...and more »