The certificates for these academic credentials are near perfect. But what makes this cybercrime more dangerous is the fact that hackers also manipulate the institution records to make the fake credential genuine.
Phi Beta Iota: The original letter warning the White House of the need to take cyber-security seriously can be seen below. We have wasted 25 years for lack of intelligence with integrity at the political level.
Steele, Robert with James Anderson, William Caelli, and Winn Schwartau, “Correspondence, Sounding the Alarm on Cyber Security,” McLean, VA: Open Source Solutions, Inc., August 23, 1994