List of “March 2011”

  • More fake earthquake charities
    More fake earthquake charities
    After our last report of phishing apparently exploiting the tragedy of the earthquake and tsunami here in Japan, we have another example today: This is quite a well-designed site. Notably, this one uses the logo of the Red Cross. It's registered to an individual with a European-sounding name, Japanese street address and Gmail account. This one even ups the ante by posting photos and news gathered from other sites: One...

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  • Beware of fake Japanese earthquake donation sites
    Beware of fake Japanese earthquake donation sites
    The tragedy in Japan has been immense, and everyone rightly wants to help as much as possible. However, be careful who you give your donations to. We've received word of a site called Japan Donation, which asks you to sign up for an account, and then, who knows: The domain was registered on Friday by an individual in the UK with a Hotmail address. Part of the email address listed...

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  • Japanese Earthquake, 11 March 2011
    Japanese Earthquake, 11 March 2011
    We can report that everyone at JPCERT/CC is fine following the terrible earthquake and tsunami that hit near Miyagi Prefecture on 11 March 2011. The situation in Tokyo, to the south of the main island of Honshu, is comparatively stable at this point. By far, the worst of the damage is to the north of Japan, and our thoughts are with everyone affected at this time. JPCERT/CC is operating at...

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