November 16 - “The Most Se*y Staff in Thales”
I’m just posting this to show the sometimes unintentionally hilarious and weird world I live in. In the early 1990:s, Taiwan bought some LaFayette fighters from France. The whole thing turned into a scandal involving bribery and death - see this BBC article for more. The Taiwan government received some of the bribery money back from France in 2007, but they are still trying to recoup some of it. The French company involved in the scandal was Thomson-CSF, which now is called Thales.
That’s the background of why this otherwise rather pedestrian “using unclothed women as a lure to get people to open malicious files” email still feels related to some of the other stuff we see, particularly as the originating IP (184.108.40.206) is from Hinet (Taiwan’s largest ISP) and the same IP address as in an August 16 entry.
(* instead of x avoid the inevitable crap visits you get when using that word online…)