Blog Posts Tagged with "Nigerian Scams"

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Case Study: Advance Fee Scams

July 12, 2011 Added by:Mark Baldwin

I am sure you all have received an email purportedly from a wealthy person overseas who needs your help transferring money. The reasons vary, but they always promise a large sum in return for help. Recently I received the following email that was an attempt at advance fee fraud...

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Top Five Online Scams

March 16, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Phishing continues to become more sophisticated, more effective, and more prevalent. In one example, criminal hackers waited until Pennsylvania school administrators were on vacation, then used simple money transfers to liquidate over $440,000 out of the districts accounts...

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