Security experts warn about Ernesto-related frauds

Wednesday, 30 August 2006, 2:42 PM EST

With tropical storm Ernesto now blowing off the coast of Florida, Internet security experts are warning that fraudsters may be hard at work claiming Ernesto-related Web site domains.

On Tuesday, 18 domains related to the storm became live, said Johannes Ullrich, chief research officer at the SANS Institute. They include such names as Ernestoinsurance.com, Ernestomoney.com, and Ernestodamage.com.

At InfoWorld.

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