Organized criminals exploit the unsuspecting companies, in general, other companies goods for large sums of money.
the Extra Leaf can Sunday reveal how organised crime - in some cases with relation to the rocker-the environment - has thrown himself over virksomhedskloning.
what happens is that The perpetrators are copying a company's website and changing some information in the copy – for example, the company's mail addresses, and phone numbers.
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Peter Kruse, an it security researcher and founder of the software company CSIS, says that there are several variations of the fraud.
the Extra Leaf has described how the traffickers are using the fake companies to order building materials, but according to Peter Kruse, there are also many examples of the carefully selected spam-mail service provider for example. trucks, tractors or backhoes at favorable prices.
Common for the methods is that the organised criminals earn a lot of money, while the gullible businesses are being cheated.
- I have really, really heard many stories about it. They (the enterprises, red.) might not notice a missing letter in the url, and they will of course never ever the product. It is a big problem, says Peter Kruse for the Extra Magazine.
- It is a clever way for criminals to make some quick money, he adds.
He says, that the former were reputable companies who were abused. Today, he is of small or medium-sized companies, it goes beyond.
According to it sikkerhedseksperten companies must be better to show timely care:
- What we have experienced, is that companies do not respond quickly enough. When you experience something that is mysterious, it is important that you respond with the same. The problem is that when you ignore, it cost expensive, he says.