Today I received the following email promoting an event all about data protection and privacy that is going to be held in Scotland later this month.
One of the star speakers is the Assistant Information Comissioner for Scotland, Dr Ken Macdonald.
Do you notice anything at all odd about the email?
Well, if you haven’t spotted yet let me make it clearer.
The email was sent to email@example.com.
That’s an email address we set up for anyone who has questions about the novelty Klingon Anti-Virus product we released earlier this year. (You might remember the amusing YMCA/Klingon mashup video we produced in its honour).
Now, I don’t remember signing up to receive information from Data Protection Scotland with the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Nor did I use…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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