Security Experts Warn State Governments Face Losing Battle With Hackers
Source: Forbes - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Hacks/Cracks The email sent to several thousand of state employees in early February looked official. It featured the state logo and a familiar warning that email access was about to be cut off because the employee’s inbox was too full. The email invited employees to click on a link to solve the problem. If an employee clicked, a screen popped up asking for more data, including the employee’s name, login and password. It was a classic spear-fishing exploit with the hacker’s email masquerading as being from a trusted source—and it worked.

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