One of our blog articles is whipping up a storm on the internet right now. When one of our engineers first got interested in an ad for a second-hand camera on a Swiss classifieds site, he did not anticipate he would get to discover a sophisticated scam operation, active all over Europe.
This blog article, although a few months old, has lately got relayed by a number of influential bloggers and tweeters. This has been triggering more than 10'000 visits a day on our website for the past few days.
We are glad of this opportunity to inform the public about the devious approaches used by scammers and crooks, as it is consistent with the security awareness approach we recommend for all IT users. The more people are aware of such internet scams, the more they will be able to resist them.
The article can be viewed here : Scamming the scammers.