Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!
Original Air Date: Jul 13, 2015
Phishing OPM messages
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The recent hack of the US Office of Personnel Management is one of the most prolific in history, with over 21 million potential victims.
That means roughly 1 in every 14 Americans has had personal information exposed from just this one breach.
Anyone that’s ever worked for the government, been a contractor, has ever applied for a job or is a spouse or child of those that have are at risk.
OPM is working with a company called CSID to alert and provide ID protection for those that are at risk and one of the ways that they’ll communicate is by email.
Don’t take any email alerts at face value because scammers have all the information they need to create very convincing phishing scams to trick you.
If you believe you are at risk and you get one of these emails, do not click on any links to enroll for the protection.
Play it safe and go to http://CSID.com/opm to enroll.
I’ve also posted the legit link at DataDoctors.com/radio