Phishing for Carbon: Hackers Steal Millions in Emissions CertificatesBrian Barrett2/04/10 1:18pm85EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkCredit cards numbers? Please. Medical records? Booooring. The modern hacker knows that the real money's in carbon emission trade credits. No, seriously: a recent phishing expedition reaped over $4 million from carbon-emitting companies in Europe, Japan, and New Zealand.