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Hopkins faculty, staff report possible identity theft

Hopkins faculty, staff report possible identity theft

Faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University and the Hopkins health system appear to have been targeted in an identity theft scheme in which phony tax filings were made on their behalf. Hopkins officials say there's no evidence of a security breach in their systems but note that a nationwide identity theft scheme has been targeting physicians and medical professionals.

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Md. man sentenced in ID-theft scheme

UPPER MARLBORO — A Maryland man has been sentenced to six years in prison as part of an identity theft-scam involving 50 victims. The Washington Post reports that 45-year-old Lawrence I. Green of Brentwood and others from the Maryland and ...

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From phishing to smishing

Call me behind the times (actually, please don’t), but I hadn’t heard of smishing until 6:24 this morning, when I received a text message from “Wal-Mart,” directing me to a website and offering me a $1,000 gift card. A little ...

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