[ISN] Cops: Former Worker Hacked Casino Computers

From: InfoSec News <alerts_at_private>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2009 03:26:30 -0500 (CDT)

By Sarah Buynovsky
August 6, 2009

New information is coming to light about the case against a man from 
Luzerne County accused of hacking into a casino's computer system to get 

Investigators call Leo Hornbaker, III a computer whiz who used his 
smarts to try to get back at the Mount Airy Casino

According to court papers, Hornbaker was a former employee at Mount Airy 
Casino Resort near Mount Pocono. He wasn't happy with how he left his 
job and that's why, police said, he took his revenge.

"He VPN-ed, which was accessed from a remote location which was 
determined to be his residence, into a server, a secure server at the 
casino at Mount Airy," explained Pennsylvania State Police Corporal 
Derek Fozard.

Hornbaker faces felony charges for hacking into the casino's computer 
system and disrupting player and access cards used for gambling.


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