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Cyber-criminals steal identity of one of the world's top security chiefs using Facebook




Cyber-criminals steal identity of one of the world's top security chiefs using Facebook
Cyber-criminals steal identity of one of the world's top security chiefs using Facebook



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1313381/Cyber-crooks-steal-identity-Ronald-K-Noble-worlds-security-chief--FACEBOOK.html 

By Daily Mail Reporter
19th September 2010

The head of Interpol has warned that cybercrime is the 'most dangerous 
criminal threat we will ever face' after fraudsters stole his identity 
on Facebook.

Security chief Ronald K. Noble revealed that two fake accounts were 
created in his name and used to find the details of highly-dangerous 
criminals.

The embarrassing security breach saw one of the impersonators used the 
false profile to obtain information on fugitives convicted of serious 
crimes including rape and murder.

The police chief has now warned that there could be devastating 
consequences of a terrorist cyber attack as he addressed officials at 
the first Interpol Information Security Conference in Hong Kong.

He said: 'Just recently Interpol's Information Security Incident 
Response Team discovered two Facebook profiles attempting to assume my 
identity as Interpol's secretary general.

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