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New climate centre email incident

Cross-posted from Daniel Cressey on The Great Beyond Climate change researchers in the UK have been subjected to a new cyber-attack. Last month staff at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, part of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), were sent fake emails that purported to come from Nicholas Stern, the head of the institute. “The attacker did not gain access to any e-mail messages. The attack was identified very quickly by members of the school’s IT security team who took steps to prevent it from causing any damage,” says Bob Ward, policy 

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