Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Who's Phishng Who?

When legitimate email arrives in your inbox looking like phish, would you trust it? As part of a court settlement, email was sent to the consumers involved in the settlement. A subsidiary of Experion, one of he 3 credit reporting agencies, was complying with the terms of the settlement. However, the email directed you to a website to enter personal information like birth date, Social Security number, and other details that shouldn't be be divulged to just anyone. When legitimate email from legitimate companies arrive looking like phish, then it becomes apparent why people fall for the email that is a scam.

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