Sick 419 scammers prey on Concorde victims

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 12:59 AM EST

A new variation of the 419 scam is in circulation, this time purporting to come from a representative of a passenger on the ill-fated Air France Concorde flight 4590 that crashed in France in July 2000.

The emails claim to be from a chartered accountancy firm that has found an old bank account containing £20m belonging to one of the victims, Christian Eich.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //