March 14, 2019
Phishing scam creates headache in Albany courthouse
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...