Saturday, February 10, 2007

Washington Post: Taking the Bait On a Phish Scam


"Brinton fell victim to a sophisticated phishing scam, which, in recent months, targeted thousands of job seekers on such popular Web sites as and Phishers send out seemingly legitimate e-mail in an attempt to get people to reply with personal information then used in a variety of scams."

Comment: Wow - I'm pretty skeptical, but I don't think I would have suspected this type of scam. This just shows the difficulty of evaluating credibility and trust online.