H-1b from India charged with severe attempted sabatoge at Fannie Mae

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  1. Fannie Mae Contractor Indicted For Logic Bomb

    Had the malicious script designed to wipe Fannie Mae's 4,000 servers not been discovered, the company could have lost millions of dollars and a week's worth of uptime.

    By Thomas Claburn
    January 29, 2009 03:30 PM

    It was mere chance that a senior Unix engineer with Fannie Mae discovered a logic bomb.
    The logic bomb, a malicious script designed to wipe Fannie Mae's 4,000 servers, was allegedly placed by Rajendrasinh Makwana, an IT contractor who worked in Fannie Mae's Urbana, Md., facility. It was set to execute on Jan. 31. Had it done so, Fannie Mae engineers expect it would have caused millions of dollars in damage and possibly shut down the government-sponsored mortgage lender for a week.

  2. Colo. man accused of threatening Obama surrenders

    DENVER – A Colorado man has been indicted on charges of threatening to kill President Barack Obama and blow up the Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis. The man said the threat against Obama was a prank.

    Timothy Ryan Gutierrez, 20, surrendered Thursday at the FBI's office in Durango and was being held without bond, the U.S. attorney's office said.

    A federal grand jury in Denver handed up the indictment Tuesday against Gutierrez, of Cortez, in southwestern Colorado. He was to appear in court Friday. It was not known if he had an attorney.

    "Both threats were taken seriously, and both threats were investigated immediately by the FBI," said Jeff Dorschner, spokesman for acting U.S. Attorney Dave Gaouette.

    Gutierrez faces one count each of transmission of threats and falsely threatening to use explosives.

    The indictment claims Gutierrez e-mailed the FBI's Washington office eight days before Obama's inauguration saying: "I'm going to assassinate the new president of

  3. Lucrum


    Looks like we better hurry and swear allegiance before the US version of the Gestapo comes knocking on the door.

  4. it's never been OK to threaten to blow up malls or assasinate leaders
  5. Lucrum


    Oh I know, I'm just being facetious.