Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Man Pleads Guilty to Manipulating Lottery Winning Tickets via Hacked Computer

One of the biggest lottery scams in the history of the US is coming to a close as the mastermind behind the operation has pleaded guilty in an Iowa court, at the end of last month.
Eddie Tipton, 54, admitted to creating malware in the form of a DLL file, which he loaded on the secure computers of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MSLA), a company that runs lotteries in 33 states, but also in the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer

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