Nigerian 419 scam moves to Scotland

Thursday, 8 June 2006, 1:48 PM EST

A well established email scam that asks people to look after funds for a Nigerian government official has spawned a copycat message from sources closer to home.

The email pretends to be from Patricia Ferguson, the Scottish Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport, and asks people to help move $40m (£21.6m) for a share of the cash.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Why collaboration is crucial in the battle for IT security

Guy Wertheim, the CTO at Comilion, talks about the importance of collaboration and data sharing in the battle for increased security.


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

Wed, Sep 2nd
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //