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Spammers Take Advantage of Concerns Over Brexit

  • BBC, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 1:34 PM

Email scammers are taking advantage of Brexit by sending out emails to Britons concerned about the results of the EU referendum. Emails with subject lines such as, "Brexit causes historic market drop" have been landing in the inboxes of British citizens since the vote last month. According to security firm Symantec, researchers have seen a 392 percent increase in spam emails that use Brexit in the subject line since the decision.

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