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There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
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Email Wire Fraud
The purpose of this type of email is very simple—to get the recipient to process a payment for non-existent goods or services by way of a wire or credit transfer. The scammers send an email to a target recipient, usually pretending to be from the CEO or a senior executive of an organization. The scammers will usually send the fake wire transfer emails to employees working in the finance department of a company, as those employees will have the ability to action payment requests. [Type: Terminology]
Extended validation certificate
An Extended Validation Certificate (EV) is a certificate used for HTTPS websites and software that proves the legal entity controlling the website or software package. [Type: Terminology]