Showing posts from September, 2015

Scam Warning -

Summary Although this is a byproduct of another investigation it is worth noting this issue as soon as possible. A party who acquired personal data without consent claim to have bought this personal data from
Investigation This is not apparently related to a legal entity anywhere - the WHOIS information also leads to a non-existent entity. The subject of the initial investigation passed the contact details of someone at who represents himself as "David Hilton". As you can see from the screenshot of the response the persons English seems to be slightly unusual.
By tracing the email headers it was possible to gain information about the whereabouts of the senders workstation: Bahawalpur in Punjab Pakistan. This would put the sender outside of the EU data area and list of countries considered 'safe' for personal data.

The website itself appears to initially offer similar services to most but appears very basic in design - almost like it'…