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Beware of phishing attacks

Posted on April 14th, 2014 at 8:30 PM EDT

An opportunity fell right into my lap this evening to remind everyone about the dangers of phishing. Pretty much everyone with an electronic device has at least one online account of some kind. Most people have many accounts, often so many that they have lost track of some of the less important ones. This means that everyone is at risk of receiving some kind of phishing e-mail at some point.
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Electronic Arts server hacked to steal Apple IDs

Posted on March 19th, 2014 at 1:09 PM EDT

Paul Mutton of Netcraft posted an article today about the discovery of an Electronic Arts server that has been hacked and turned into a phishing site. The site evidently requests not only an Apple ID and password, but then proceeds to ask for other personal information, including credit card information, full name and date of birth, and mother’s maiden name. Once provided, it redirects the user to the real Apple ID site.
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