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Blake Dowling: Consumers can avoid feeling the ‘email Bern’ by hackers

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz got to “Feel the Bern” in the form of a hostile crowd of Florida delegates at the Democratic National Committee. Why were these Bern Victims so fired up? The email scandal of course, which led to Schultz’s resignation. The pro-Clinton digital documentation that was revealed in this breach and scandal is a mess. There are several old school rules of thumb that my grandparent’s used to use which were “make sure to get it in writing” and…

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Florida lawyers victimized by spam attack

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The Florida Bar is warning members: Be careful when opening email that looks like it came from us. A handful of attorneys have recently reported “spam emails containing malicious malware” infecting their computers, according to a Bar alert sent to the state’s lawyers on Tuesday. The subject lines of the emails, which were sent from “@flabar.org” addresses, claimed that membership fees were past due or that the receiving attorney had a complaint filed against him or her. The organization regulates more than…

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