Gold Galleon hackers target maritime shipping industry

    Date19 Apr 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    2070
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Researchers have uncovered a Nigerian hacking ring which targets maritime shipping firms in order to try and steal millions of dollars on an annual basis. On Wednesday, security experts from the Secureworks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) said that the previously unidentified "Gold Galleon" threat group specializes in business email compromise (BEC) and business email spoofing (BES) fraud to dupe their victims into parting with funds.
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