Proof That Anyone Can Get Phished

Even though this story is pretty funny, it’s something to think about:

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2017/08/e-mail-prankster-phishes-white-house-officials-hilarity-ensues/

Here’s the thing: This is funny. Some prankster ended up getting information and responses from the extended White House staff.

But, it’s also sobering: In addition to responses, this guy also got personal email addresses and other sensitive information from people who should know better.

So, while this story is funny, it’s also a good reminder to look at our personal correspondences. Do we absolutely know who we’re communicating with?

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