Security experts warn of 'scary' new web scam

Friday, 18 February 2005, 10:51 AM EST

A Lancashire-based PC hardware site has become the victim of a sophisticated and disturbing new online fraud.

Laptop Bits Ltd managed to get the bogus web site - laptopexpress-ltd.com - shut down last night just hours after being alerted to the scam by a regular customer.

What make the scam so "scary", as one security expert has already described it, is the time and effort spent by the fraudsters developing the fake site.

By Tim Richardson at The Register.

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