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Wife bans FBI head from online banking


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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:00 pm   
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Oy, <insert facepalm image> :rolleyes:

Wife bans FBI head from online banking


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SAN FRANCISCO--No one is immune from cyberthreats, not even the head of the FBI.

FBI Director Robert Mueller was banned by his wife from doing online banking after he nearly fell for a phishing scam, he said on Wednesday during a talk at the Commonwealth Club of California.

He received an e-mail purporting to be from his bank that looked "perfectly legitimate" and which prompted him to verify some information. He started to follow the instructions but then realized that that "might not be such a good idea," he said.

"Just a few clicks away from falling into a classic Internet phishing scam," Mueller "barely caught himself in time" and admitted he "definitely should have known better."

He said he changed his passwords and tried to pass the incident off to his wife as a "teachable moment," but she was having none of it and told him, "It is our money. No more Internet banking for you!"
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 PostPosted: Wed Oct 07, 2009 9:09 pm   
You are kiillllling-a my bizinisss!
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Just think, the 419 folks could get him with a combination of the "Letter from Robert Mueller" and the "bequest from someone who shares the last name as you" scams. :roll:


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