back to article RAF Club members emailed fake invoices. Has it been hacked?

The Royal Air Force Club appears to have been the victim of a hack, following members being sent fake invoices for staying at the club's London HQ. A source contacted The Register with a copy of the fake invoice, which was for £200 and spoofed to appear as if it had come from the club itself. An emailed update sent to RAF …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I say ginger, that's just not bloody cricket.

    1. Palpy

      Spammage crates over the briney!

      Summat wrong with me banter, chaps?

      1. ElectricFox
        Black Helicopters

        Re: Spammage crates over the briney!

        Top-hole. Bally Jerry, pranged his kite right in the how's your father. Hairy blighter, dicky-birdied, feathered back on his Sammy, took a waspy, flipped over on his Betty Harper's and caught his can in the Bertie.

        1. m0rt Silver badge

          Re: Spammage crates over the briney!

          Better go get Algy, then, and down the sorrows, What?

        2. GrahamRJ

          Re: Spammage crates over the briney!

          You are Carcoats Damphands and I claim my £5.

          ( for those not up on SniffPetrol.)

      2. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

        Re: Spammage crates over the briney!

        "Summat wrong with me banter, chaps?"

        Sounds a bit, dunno, tinny?

  2. Andy Non Silver badge

    It's enough to make you spit fire.

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      > It's enough to make you spit fire.

      After all the defence cuts, the only Eurofighter left is Nigel Farage

  3. cd

    Tell them to see if the recipients are on a Mandrill or Mailchimp list.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Looks like it's not just them...

    Had a couple of e-mails today from places I have dealt with that have my details on record, and I've recived an e-mail claiming to be from them with an invoice that I need to download. The link in the e-mail points to Xero the online accounts folks, but the link actually re-directed to somewhere else.

    Wonder who has actually been compromised....

  5. Stevie Silver badge


    I believe in this specific case the correct term is not "hacked" but "pranged".

    1. Captain Badmouth

      Re: Bah!

      Wizard prang I was about to say. You beat me to it.

  6. Michael Hoffmann
    Thumb Up

    Love the photo

    The Hurricane (always one of my personal favourites) probably throttle-to-the-firewall and the EF with its high angle of attack, every flap-n-friend extended, likely still practising slow flight at the edge of stall. :D

    1. Prst. V.Jeltz Silver badge

      Re: Love the photo

      look like the EF is about to mount the Hurricane to me....

  7. Anonymous Coward
    Black Helicopters

    A bit late with this one.

    Reports about this were circulating about 6-9 months ago; the RAF of course denied a leak.

    Same MO, an email with an invoice attached.

    Lynx, natch.

  8. Dave 15


    There maybe quite a few former officers but the raf is now such a small organisation (after ill advised cuts from both Cons and Labour) that I doubt there are more than a handful of serving officers...

    Unless of course it is like the royal navy... 40 admirals, 260 captains, 77 ships (including Victory and some glorified inshore ribs ... 19 warships if you count the unarmed ships we class as major combatant units)

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