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Security Guard Busted For Hacking Hospital's HVAC, Patient Information Computers

"A former security guard for a Dallas hospital has been arrested by federal authorities for allegedly breaking into the facility's HVAC and confidential patient information computer systems. In a bizarre twist, he posted videos of his hacks on YouTube, and was trying to recruit other hackers to help him wage a massive DDoS attack on July 4 -- one day after his planned last day on the job.

Jesse William McGraw, 25, also known as "GhostExodus," "PhantomExodizzmo," as well as by a couple of false names, was charged with downloading malicious code onto a computer at the Carrell Clinic in order to cause damage and as a result, "threatened public health and safety," according to an affidavit filed by the FBI . McGraw worked as a night security guard for United Protection Services, which was on contract with hospital, which specializes in orthopedics and sports medicine."

Read more: http://darkreading.com/insiderthreat/security/attacks/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=218300006


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