[clug] fraud

Tomasz Ciolek tmc at vandradlabs.com.au
Tue Nov 10 03:42:23 UTC 2020

Hi there 

On Tue, Nov 10, 2020 at 01:31:26PM +1100, peter via linux wrote:
> There was a short article recently about a person who had a bathroom
> renovation done, costing $11500. On completion, the builder emailed her a
> bill, which she paid via bank transfer. Builder didn't receive the money.
> Apparently the bank details on the builders email had been changed by a
> scammer.  Has anybody on CLUG seen anything like this before?  Can you
> explain how the scam could be implemented.... virus, malware etc ?

I would imagine the builders email account or accoutig software were

This soft of fraud/attack is quite common and can be veryu damaging if
not dicovered early. 

> Pete

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