Scam Emails about Image Copyright Claims and DMCA

Scam Emails about Image Copyright Claims and DMCA

This time I got an email claiming that a I’ve used a photo on my Christmas site without crediting the photographer correctly and I could get into some trouble… (I couldn’t it’s all a scam… There are real emails along these lines, but they’re done a lot better than this one!) The email came from …

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A look at a Medical/Chemical Procurement Scam

A look at a Medical/Chemical Procurement Scam

This time we’ll be look at the start of ‘Procurement scam’. In these scams you’re offered an opportunity to buy some items (normally chemicals, often related to medical things) which you can then sell on to another company at an amazing profit. Of course the offer is a load of rubbish… The email’s subject was …

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Bug Bounty / Beg Bounty Emails

Bug Bounty / Beg Bounty Emails

This time we’re looking at a type of email where someone contacts you, out of the blue, saying there’s something wrong/vulnerable/insecure with your site – but they won’t tell/give you a report, unless you pay them… Many companies (mostly large ones) have proper channels (sometimes called a Bug Bounty) where people who find problem and …

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