Phishing campaign spoofs local-government websites to rip off small businesses

StateScoop: A foreign hacker has been running a phishing campaign that uses phony versions of local government websites in the United States, targeting small and medium-sized businesses in those communities to steal personal credentials, cybersecurity firm Lookout told StateScoop.

In the phishing scheme, the hacker has sent messages luring victims to replicas of web pages that cities and counties use to register potential vendors.

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