Thursday, September 21, 2006

Phishing Attacks

It wasn't widely reported because it was so embarrassing, but the Governor of Wyoming, Dave Freudenthal, was taken in by a phishing email and briefly transferred ownership of the state of Wyoming to a 15 year old computer hacker named Timothy Whitlock.

The fraud was quickly discovered when Timothy tried to cash in the deed to the state at a pay day loans store.


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