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

FrogsAndChips Silver badge

Re: Have to admit

Clever, skillful, yes, but also pretty lucky.

if either party had initiated a new email chain instead of replying to the one started by the hacker, it could have been game over. He had compromised the Israeli account, so he had some degree of control (like replacing the Chinese VC contact address with the spoofed one to ensure no direct contact), but there was little he could do about the Chinese side.

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