Dear RIPE: Please don't encourage phishing

Jay Ashworth jra at
Fri Feb 10 19:57:02 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Valdis Kletnieks" <Valdis.Kletnieks at>

> On Fri, 10 Feb 2012 14:44:29 EST, Jay Ashworth said:
> > a picture of an abandoned factory, with the doors flapping in the wind,
> > bceause the company went out of business because someone got spearphished.
> Has this ever been spotted in the wild? Serious question - most of the
> well-publicized spearphishing attacks lately the victim company is still 
> around.

I don't know that we would have any way to know that a demised company went
down due to a spearphish... but yes, I was exaggerating.

-- jr 'hyperbole and a half!' a
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