Sunday, March 18, 2012

US CERT warns against Mississippi disaster scams

Originally posted 05/18/2011 on lubbockonline.com

The U.S.Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT) reports that scammers are exploiting the flooding in Mississippi, sending out emails claiming to be from relief organizations. To help us protect ourselves from that, and from some of the other scams floating around the internet they provide links to informative web pages and PDF's:

 

 

Whenever a disaster occurs anywhere the scammers come out in force, but with good information and a little thought you can safely donate online with confidence that your money will be used the way you intended.

*Information from US-CERT