Hackers will typically gain access to a company’s sensitive information by sending a virus inside an email disguised as a job application with a résumé attached. Photo: Shutterstock Hackers will typically gain access to a company’s sensitive information by sending a virus inside an email disguised as a job application with a résumé attached. Photo: Shutterstock
Hackers will typically gain access to a company’s sensitive information by sending a virus inside an email disguised as a job application with a résumé attached. Photo: Shutterstock

exclusive | Scammers use fake résumés and email viruses to infiltrate international businesses and steal US$42 million, Hong Kong police reveal

In largest case, a European construction material supply company was duped into transferring US$7 million into a Hong Kong bank account.

Topic |   Scams and swindles
Hackers will typically gain access to a company’s sensitive information by sending a virus inside an email disguised as a job application with a résumé attached. Photo: Shutterstock Hackers will typically gain access to a company’s sensitive information by sending a virus inside an email disguised as a job application with a résumé attached. Photo: Shutterstock
Hackers will typically gain access to a company’s sensitive information by sending a virus inside an email disguised as a job application with a résumé attached. Photo: Shutterstock
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