FBI arrests dozens for 'phishing' ID scheme

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Thankful, Oct 7, 2009.

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  1. Thankful

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    That's good news. :D
     
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    Hehe. Ouch :D
     
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    The major mistake these people made was including too many people in the scam. They made a nice plump target. This bust probably serves more as a deterrent than something that will put a dent in this "industry".

    I guess it still remains to be seen if they got it all right, considering the sheer number of people they netted. I have to wonder if the FBI (and Egyptian authorities) were accurate or if this was just a big phishing expedition. :doubt:
     
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