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MARCH 11 Phishing scam creates headache in Albany courthouse


March 7, 2019

LARAMIE (WNE) — Hope Quade, who oversees IT in the Albany County Courthouse, suggested to commissioners last week there needs to be mandatory training on internet safety for some county employees.

Quade is the county’s account manager for Medicine Bow Technologies, which is currently contracted to handle the county’s IT needs.

The suggestion came after an employee in the courthouse fell prey to a phishing scam Feb. 28 and certain “financial information was intercepted,” Quade said.

Under that successful scam, Quade said a “bad guy” pretended to be Albany County Attorney Peggy...

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