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Phishing hits translators

Date: March 10, 2006
Source: Computer Crime Research Center
By: Dmitri Kramarenko

At the beginning of the week, many members of GoTranslators, a worlwide freelance translators' website, received the following e-mail:

Confirm your subscription to GoTranslators List2
Please confirm that you wish to register interest with us.

Thank you

Wishing you all the best.

Catherine Perry
French Kiss Design Ltd
[email protected]
tel: +44 0845 108 0562
fax: +44 0871 900 6263
mobile: +44 07985 413 779
Skype ID: FrenchKissDesign


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In addition to the fact that French Kiss Design bears a name that is only very vaguely related to linguistics, we intend to issue proceedings for the abusive use of our good name for the purpose of phishing.

Indeed, that company’s sole intention is to collect e-mail addresses from our members in order to use them as targets for all manner of unsolicited marketing campaigns.

It goes without saying that we urge you not to click on any link in that kind of message, and ask that you inform us of any other similar emails that you may receive.

Finally, we invite you to re-read the "Security in your work" section in your Member Area.

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