EBM and Clinical Support Librarians@UCHC

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News: Warning against a Phishing Scam from CDC

On Dec 1 2009, the Centers for Disease Control  & Prevention issued a general alert to citizens of the United States regarding a “phishing” scam that was discovered recently.  This type of announcement is rather unusual.

Following is a screenshot of the official CDC page which addresses this potential security hazard:

Image Credit: http://www.cdc.gov/hoaxes_rumors.html – All rights reserved – Copyright 2009

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