TELECOM Digest OnLine - Sorted: Computer Break-in/Corporate Spy Charges ... in Israel

Computer Break-in/Corporate Spy Charges ... in Israel

Danny Burstein (
Mon, 30 May 2005 00:44:34 -0400

"The Israeli business community was reeling from shock Sunday as the
country's largest-ever industrial espionage case was unveiled, and the
accused companies sought to do damage control after the arrests of
some of the telecommunications, motor and food industries' elite.

"Senior managers from five leading companies, including Bezeq
subsidiaries Yes and Pelephone and competing telecommunications giant
Cellcom, were arrested for obtaining classified information from their
competitors through a computer virus known as a Trojan horse. The
other companies accused were Meyer Car Imports (importers of Volvo and
Honda) and Tami-4 (mineral water retailers). In total, 18 people were
arrested, including 11 private investigators ...

rest at (among other places) :

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