CEOs court out by phishing bait

Managers are falling prey to a new type of phishing scam, that may reveal more about their character then they’d like. ABC news reports that tripwired emails purporting to contain court summons are proving successful in lulling victims to download attachments. Victims of the crime are taken to a phony web site where they are told they need to install software to view the court documents.

Given that most spam can be discounted without a second thought, Downtime wonders what these “captains of industry” have to be worried about that would warrant opening e-mails in the first place? If you suspect your manager of dumping more than CRT monitors in the company skip late at night, or taking more than a box of biros home, Downtime wants to know.

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