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Disgusting: Hurricane Gustav Scam Preparations Begin

It looks like the most unscrupulous among us are preparing to rip off innocent victims of Hurricane Gustav and the well-meaning who want to help them.

The following Gustav-related domains have been registered in the last 24 hours:


Observation made by Marcus H. Sachs/SANS: several of the sites are just parked with a “for sale” sign on them, it’s only a matter of time before the “donate here” buttons start showing up.

Be on the lookout and if you want to give or receive help, go through reputable agencies like the Red Cross.

Sources: PCM Security Watch, SANS Internet Storm Center


August 31, 2008 - Posted by | Advisories, Alerts, Friends, News, Recommended External Security Related Links, Uncategorized | , , , , , , ,

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