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#Tip: Beware of this consistently successful phishing hack

June 12th, 2013Posted by in Top tips for journalists

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The Guardian, Associated Press and the Onion have all been hacked in recent months by a group calling themselves the Syrian Electronic Army, using a sophisticated but easily believable phishing technique.

Then, last week, the Financial Times announced that the SEA had claimed its scalp as well, followed by this blog post from FT Labs co-founder Andrew Betts on how it happened and lessons learned. Some wise words on staying wary of and vigilant against unsolicited emails.

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