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Posted by Damien Biddulph on Tue 17th Apr 2018



I emailed you about hacking a few days ago, here’s another great example of the bad guys getting smarter – a client of mine had a cheeky email, that I’ve copied and pasted below:

I nеed you to аrrаnge a £9,901.00 fаster pауmеnt for thе nеw suррliеr.

Sort code: 30-62-15
Acс. number: 10798361
Payee: Lillу Ward

I will forward the paperwork onсe I'll sort out mу stuff.

Lеavе а reply whеn the oреration is сomрlеtе or in саse you gеt аny problem whilе sеtting it uр.

The email is a great example of “phishing”.

It’s disguised so it looks like an internal email, from the MD to the FD, or the sales manager to the bookkeeper.

It’s clever, and I bet it works.

Copy it, send it to your finance team, educate them about phishing.

Don’t let the worst happen.

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