It has come to our attention that the ISS members were targeted by a phishing scam.

Members of the ISS have been targeted by phishing scam believed to have originated in Turkey but requesting funds be sent to the Philippines. Members were targeted by email using the Presidents name Derek Wagner, then by phone.  A member who will stay anonymous “ Paid tribute to the fast response of back office team in alerting fellow ISS members to this scam” Ultimately the scam was averted and no members sent funds to Philippines.

Our view is that members are also a little too intelligent to fall for such an overused scam. But does this raise questions about keeping email and phone numbers in the public domain?

Superyacht Technology will be interviewing a top security specialist and will show this interview in the Feb edition of our interactive magazine.

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