E-ZPass Users Hit With More Phishing Scams

E-ZPass Phishing Scam FIghting Identity Crimes

AAA Mid-Atlantic is warning Maryland, Virginia and DC drivers of a sophisticated phishing email targeting an estimated 2.1 million E-ZPass users.

E-ZPass is no stranger to cybercrime; this is the second time in a year they have fallen victim to a mass phishing scam. This time, the E-ZPass phishing scam is scaring drivers into handing over their bank account information to avoid owing fake penalties. Continue reading

Are You Likely to Fall For a Phishing Scam? Google Thinks So.

Google Phishing Study

Think you can distinguish a fake email from the real deal? Sorry to disappoint, but Google’s recent study says otherwise. Google, in conjunction with the University of California, San Diego, found that sophisticated, manual phishing attempts allow hackers to successfully takeover a Gmail account a staggering 45 percent of the time.

While this statistic may be a bit mind-boggling, let’s take a few steps back to uncover what phishing is and how can you spot it. Continue reading