Hackers intercept NZ taxidermy company’s invoices, trick clients

Nick Truebridge reports:

A  South Canterbury business has been hit by hackers who intercepted its invoices and prompted clients to deposit money into foreign bank accounts.

Kerry O’Rourke, a part-owner in  Pleasant Point’s O’Rourke Brothers Taxidermy, said far only one of O’Rourke’s clients has been sucked into the scam, losing “probably about €2000 ($3583) into an account”.

“We first realised something was amiss with our emails when we got rung up by an English client who we were sending some mounts to. He had paid his money into an English Building Society account supposedly that we’d sent him, which we hadn’t sent him.

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