Three real estate agents in North Carolina face charges over allegations they hacked into the webmail account of a rival. The Hotmail account of Nicole Hayden of Exit Realty was allegedly snooped upon by three agents who worked for RE/MAX Tri City Realty of Rockingham, North Carolina, between 1 March and 20 March. The techniques …
You call yourself a salesman?
A. B. C. A - Always. B - Be. C - Cracking.
What?! Corruption and criminal activity in the American real estate business arena??
You're doing it wrong!
A title is required.
Second prize is a set of steak knives... Third prize is you're fired...
Although I certainly don't condone hacking I do feel slightly bad for the three. To end up actually being arrested for that seems a bit harsh. I mean, they probably knew her maiden name and the name of her dog and used that to reset her password. It's not hacking. They didn't steal anything. They just looked at her email which she, being a stupid cow, kept in a hotmail account.
One rule for them, another for us?
> The three property-floggers were released on bail after being charged with misdemeanor hacking charges, local paper The Richmond County Daily Journal reports.
And yet the guy who "Hacked" Sarah Palin's Yahoo account is being hung out to dry for what amounts to the same thing!
Double standards methinks!
Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose......
@Bassey - Computer laws in North Carolina
"To end up actually being arrested for that seems a bit harsh."
In the state of North Carolina, willfully and knowingly accessing a computer system without authorization is a Class 1 misdemeanor. If they deleted any of her e-mail, it is upped to a Class G felony.
Don't use free webmail accounts for business purposes
That is all.