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From time to time, we see in our labs really funny emails pretending to be deadly serious. This time, I received one such email on my personal email address, and I couldn’t stop laughing after reading it full. And this, believe me, it was a challenge. Apparently, you see an empty email with only a […]

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My previous book reviews on Naked Security have covered books which I enjoyed greatly, and which were somehow relevant to the field of computer security. One was a novel dealing with advance fee fraud in Nigeria; the other a historical record of Second World War cryptography in the UK. I wrote those reviews because I […]

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This blog post could have been titled also as “A trip from Nigeria to Libya”. Perhaps one of the best-known email scams is the Nigerian letter scam and its many variants. The email tries to convince recipients that there are several million dollars which cannot legally leave Nigeria unless transferred to a foreign account. […]

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