How a missing smiley foiled a $70,000 email fraud

When hackers broke into the email account of a New Zealand grape-grower with the intent of stealing NZD $90,000 (approximately US $70,000) their plan came so very close to fruition. As Stuff New Zealand reports, it was only because of the careful eye of Kathryn Walker, the general manager of Marlborough Vintners (who – notably – previously had a 12-year career in commercial banking), that something amiss was noticed in the email received from supplier Annie Giles.

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