Hackers posed as attractive women to trick Syrian rebels out of sensitive miliatary data

By Justin Kahn ยท 8 replies
Feb 2, 2015
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  1. Hackers use any number of different techniques to get why they are after from advanced aware attacks to basic spear phishing scams. New reports suggest pro-Assad hackers have resulted to basic catfishing strategies in order to lure battle plans out of the...

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  2. stewi0001

    stewi0001 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,685   +1,084

    Guess they never video chatted or did they hire attractive women for that?
  3. So America is for or against these rebels?
  4. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TS Guardian Fighter Posts: 9,738   +3,706

    Apparently we are for, as long as there is an "attractive women" involved.
  5. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    A good ploy, proving once again that 'virile' men often use the wrong head when the time comes to make some important decisions.
    "Use the one perched on top of your neck for a change dammit". :D
  6. Looks like they forgot one of the most important rules of the internet xD
  7. "Hackers posed as attractive women to trick Syrian rebels out of sensitive miliatary data"

    needs correction on the "miliatary" opening title

    nice info though

    Wendig0 likes this.
  8. Funny how Assad used to be the bad guy, and now he's the 'preferred' bad guy. Give them back their chemical weapons, I say.
  9. Punkid

    Punkid TS Guru Posts: 422   +7

    They got honeypotted.

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