Issue No. 03 - May-June (2004 vol. 2)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MSP.2004.19
Mark F. Vilardo , US Securities and Exchange Commission
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
M. F. Vilardo, "Online Impersonation in Securities Scams," in IEEE Security & Privacy, vol. 2, no. , pp. 82-85, 2004.