Organized crime infiltrates financial IT

Tuesday, 24 July 2007, 6:52 AM EST

In Martin Scorsese's hit movie "The Departed," actor Matt Damon plays the part of a mole -- someone who helps his connected mob friends stay a step ahead of the cops by becoming one of the very law enforcement officials assigned to stop them.

A new report published by anti-fraud software maker Actimize on July 23 says a similar ruse is being carried out inside the walls of enterprise financial businesses, with the same employees and IT workers whose responsibility is handling and protecting sensitive information being trained and recruited by organized criminals to steal it.

At InfoWorld.

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