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Three more firms hit by targeted Phishing attacks seeking W2 data

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Mar 7, 2016.

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    It's happened again. Scammers have leveraged Phishing to gain access to W2 information at several firms, including technology powerhouse Seagate.

    No company is immune to these types of social attacks, and organizations both large and small have become victims to a finance-based scheme that has a long reach.

    Last week, Sunday in fact, Snapchat disclosed that someone had posed as the company's CEO and requested employee payroll data. The email wasn't viewed as a scam, but instead as a legitimate request, and thus 700 employees had their information exposed.

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