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Snapchat falls for BEC scam, leaks employee payroll info

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Mar 1, 2016.

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    A successful email phishing attack aimed at Snaptchat’s payroll department has resulted in the compromise of payroll information about some current and former employees, the company has announced on Sunday. The scammer impersonated Snapchat’s CEO, and asked for the aforementioned info. Unfortunately, one of the employees was tricked into believing the email was legitimate, and sent it. “The good news is that our servers were not breached, and our users’ data was totally unaffected by … More →

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