by Mike Masnick
Thu, Dec 31st 2009 3:44pm
Hey, sooner or later everyone falls for some sort of phishing/scamware type of thing, right? It's just especially embarrassing if you're the head of the FCC. The NY Times is reporting that FCC Chair Julius Genachowski had his Facebook account spam all his friends with a message saying "Adam got me started making money with this" which was followed by a link to a now defunct site. Facebook has taken down Genachowski's page, and appears to be effectively blaming him for the problem, putting out a generic notice about how users need to be careful not to click on strange links...
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- David Cameron Promises To Do Away With 'Safe Spaces' On The Internet
- What's Behind The Attack On EU's Outdoor Photography? The Usual Copyright Maximalism And Anti-Americanism
- Most Cyberattacks Are Phishing Related, Not Sophisticated Technical Attacks
- Cricket Revealed As Mobile ISP That Was Blocking Encrypted Emails
- DailyDirt: Meals On Mars