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Hundreds of city employees in Seattle, Washington yesterday began receiving phishing e-mails disguised as notifications of traffic tickets.
"According to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center and the Seattle Police Department, hundreds of individuals with Seattle.gov e-mail addresses began receiving the fraudulent parking ticket announcements on Thursday," writes Threatpost's Brian Donohue. "The messages have the subject 'Seattle Traffic Ticket' and claim the recipient committed one of a number of violations, including speeding."
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