Scammers exploiting passions over election

STAYING ALERT: Harvard University graduate student Maya James received an email from a political action committee that seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to check if you’re registered to vote. A little research indicated that it was a phishing scam.  / AP PHOTO/
MICHAEL DWYER
STAYING ALERT: Harvard University graduate student Maya James received an email from a political action committee that seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to check if you’re registered to vote. A little research indicated that it was a phishing scam. / AP PHOTO/
MICHAEL DWYER
The email from a political action committee seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to make sure you’re registered to vote. But Harvard University graduate student Maya James did not click. Instead, she Googled the name of the soliciting PAC. It didn’t exist – a clue the email was a phishing…
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