Phishing targets seniors

In an especially brazen attempt to defraud seniors, scammers are sending out bogus emails claiming to be from the Social Security Administration that are intended to dupe people into revealing their Social Security numbers.

"It's mind-boggling," said Loretta Chillemi, a spokeswoman for the Social Security Administration. "They're taking advantage of some of the most vulnerable people in our country," Phishing targets seniors

Linked by shanmuga Friday, 17th November 2006 1:56AM