When pen testers go bad

Friday, 19 January 2007, 11:18 PM EST

Milan magistrates have arrested four Telecom Italia SpA employees for alleged illegal espionage activities, bringing a fresh wave of scandal crashing down onto the former national carrier.

The suspects were identified as Fabio Ghioni, the head of information security at Telecom Italia, his assistant Rocco Lucia and Guglielmo Sasinini, a former journalist who had been hired by the company to conduct country risk analyses for the Middle East region, according to a 230-page arrest warrant signed by Judge Giuseppe Gennari and widely cited in newspaper reports Friday.

At Computerworld.

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