Scammers using spear phishing attacks are attacking the General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 (IT) and 75 (Office) Schedules program by placing orders using spoofed actual Department of Defense domains, and in some cases, using actual DoD members’ information, according to an email sent by GSA to Schedule 70 and 75 vendors on Wed 4/3/14. Federal New Radio reports, the attacks have cost vendors more than $1.5 million. And law enforcement officials say these attacks are increasing.
Since July 2012 the FBI, the Environmental Protection Agency and GSA inspectors general have been investigating a series of fraudulent orders placed …read more
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