Hacker’s brief | County 17

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Information for this week’s Hacker’s Brief is provided by CyberWyoming Alliance, a 501c3 nonprofit affiliate of CyberWyoming.

Mrs. Laura Renard/Dying Widow Giving Money to Charities Scam: A Laramie citizen reported another dying widow scam email heavy on the religious heartstrings. The email was from laurarenard133@gmail.com and the subject line was “Donation Fund From Mrs. Laura Renard.”

Bitcoin Email Scam: A Sheridan citizen reported an email from adikaven68@gmail.com spoofed as “Bitcoin Manager” or bitcoinmanageraccount847@gmail.com saying there was an incorrect transfer of bitcoin that should have gone to you and the Swedish Blockchain Office caught it. Do not give them your personal information. CyberWyoming Note: Wyoming is internationally known as a blockchain friendly environment, which means we get more scams about cryptocurrency and blockchain.

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