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VCs find exciting new way to blow $1m: Wire it directly to hackers after getting spoofed

Venerable and Fragrant Wind of Change
Holmes

Re: Considering it's $1m...

I expect they did, but that "we'll confirm that by email" figured regularly in 'phone conversations. Language barriers may have played a role, too.

Note - the report is silent on whether there was a MITM on the phone. If they were filtering email it would've presented opportunities to tamper with phone numbers and other contact details.

To think that PGP has only been with us since 1991!

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