FCC Phishing Scam

September 5, 2008

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released a public notice alerting users of a potential phishing attack.

The notice indicates that non-government entities may be using websites to misdirect regulatory fee payers to an illegitimate website in an attempt to obtain their financial information.

Users are encouraged to review the FCC public notice (pdf) and refer to the Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Attacks document for more information on social engineering attacks.

Please see the link below for tips on avoiding Social Engineering.

FCC Public Notice in pdf format