Issue No.03 - May-June (2004 vol.2)
Mark F. Vilardo , US Securities and Exchange Commission
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2004.19
In cyberspace, securities scammers gain the trust of unwitting investors through a variety of means. Perhaps the most insidious of these involves a form of online impersonation in which the perpetrator uses the Internet?s technical capabilities to create bogus online content that mimics information from trusted sources. In this installment of Secure Systems, I briefly explore the use of various impersonation techniques by persons charged in US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions alleging market manipulation and fraud.
SEC, Securities and Exchange Commission, impersonation, digital identity, fraud
Mark F. Vilardo, "Online Impersonation in Securities Scams", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.2, no. 3, pp. 82-85, May-June 2004, doi:10.1109/MSP.2004.19