Bank of Marin, Novato Sanitary Distri...

Bank of Marin, Novato Sanitary District settle on cybercrime case

There are 11 comments on the Marin Independent Journal story from Aug 24, 2010, titled Bank of Marin, Novato Sanitary District settle on cybercrime case. In it, Marin Independent Journal reports that:

An out-of-court settlement has been reached between the Novato Sanitary District and the Bank of Marin after a 2009 cyberattack on district accounts at the bank.

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Novato Bob

AOL

#1 Aug 25, 2010
Great news! Now they can use that money to defend the polluters.
veola micro manager

United States

#2 Aug 25, 2010
Great news, that money is now ours..viva la france.
Outsider

Sanger, CA

#3 Aug 25, 2010
It seems I remember when Novato Bob and his union cronies were making hay with the cybercrime against the Novato Sanitary District. Dennis Welsh used it to impugn the honesty and competence of the district management, in spite of extensive factual reporting by the district in July, and thereby got himself (though not the rest of the union slate) elected. Now the bank has paid back $450,000 of the $530,000 lost, admitting fault without admitting fault. I'm not hearing a lot of apologies or taking-back of accusations from the Welsh forces.

But of course, that would require integrity.
veola VP

United States

#4 Aug 25, 2010
WE'll just have to raise rates everywhere to cover this payout, read on and weep.. you voted for veola. Hopefully my staff wont be texting while they're ruining, opps, I mean running your sewage plant. Get ready to pay. Read on.....

Metrolink and its former train operating contractor on Wednesday offered to pay $200 million to victims of the 2008 Chatsworth rail disaster that killed 25 people, setting the stage for one of the costliest rail accident settlements in the nation's history.

The proposed settlement fund, if approved by the courts, would relieve Metrolink and private contractor Connex Railroad of any additional liability, which federal law currently caps at a total of $200 million for passenger rail accidents.

But attorneys for the victims of the commuter train crash said the costs will far exceed that amount, and it's unclear who would cover those costs. A Ventura County congressman has said he expects to introduce legislation that would raise the $200-million liability limit, given the severity of the accident, which also injured 135 riders.

"It is a tragedy that the members of our community, who place their lives in the hands of the commuter rail system, are denied full justice when injured or killed due to the carelessness of the operators," the victims' attorney group said in a statement. "It is unfortunate that it has taken 24 months for Metrolink, and Connex/Veolia, a $50-billion French company, to seek the protection offered by an arbitrary federal limitation on damages which protects billion-dollar companies at the expense of victims."
Oh Well

Novato, CA

#5 Aug 26, 2010
If somebody at the sanitation district hadn't failed to log off this wouldn't have happened.
Novato citizen

United States

#6 Aug 26, 2010
I wish I would have gotten off my butt and voted in the June elections. Then I could have voted to kick that crappy veola company right back to france. coulda woulda shoulda. wo is me.
Member

Redwood City, CA

#7 Aug 30, 2010
Oh Well wrote:
If somebody at the sanitation district hadn't failed to log off this wouldn't have happened.
You just made that up, didn't you? In fact, as stated in the sanitary district's lawsuit, there were at least two other commercial customers of Bank of Marin who were defrauded during the same four-day period as NSD, indicating that the security breach occurred in the common point, the bank's computer.

Blame the victim.
Member

Redwood City, CA

#8 Aug 30, 2010
veola VP wrote:
WE'll just have to raise rates everywhere to cover this payout, read on and weep.. you voted for veola. Hopefully my staff wont be texting while they're ruining, opps, I mean running your sewage plant. Get ready to pay. Read on.....
Metrolink and its former train operating contractor on Wednesday offered to pay $200 million to victims of the 2008 Chatsworth rail disaster that killed 25 people, setting the stage for one of the costliest rail accident settlements in the nation's history.
The proposed settlement fund, if approved by the courts, would relieve Metrolink and private contractor Connex Railroad of any additional liability, which federal law currently caps at a total of $200 million for passenger rail accidents.
But attorneys for the victims of the commuter train crash said the costs will far exceed that amount, and it's unclear who would cover those costs. A Ventura County congressman has said he expects to introduce legislation that would raise the $200-million liability limit, given the severity of the accident, which also injured 135 riders.
"It is a tragedy that the members of our community, who place their lives in the hands of the commuter rail system, are denied full justice when injured or killed due to the carelessness of the operators," the victims' attorney group said in a statement. "It is unfortunate that it has taken 24 months for Metrolink, and Connex/Veolia, a $50-billion French company, to seek the protection offered by an arbitrary federal limitation on damages which protects billion-dollar companies at the expense of victims."
What does this have to do with the Bank of Marin's liability for a cybercrime?
veola micro manager

United States

#9 Sep 1, 2010
Member wrote:
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What does this have to do with the Bank of Marin's liability for a cybercrime?
Because that money is now OURS. Now if I could only find a french bank so I could wire it all to france.
veolaVP

United States

#10 Sep 1, 2010
quack
lead operator gradeV

United States

#11 Sep 5, 2010
Im a mentor yes I are, Yes I are.

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