Data Breach at US Agency from Phishing Scam

Phishing Scam Led to Breach

Bloomberg News is reporting that an employee at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) input information to a fraudulent web site from an email sent to agency employees.

That gave the scammers access to an email account with messages and attachments containing names, social security numbers and possibly other sensitive information on individuals, according to the article.

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