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Phishing Scam Hooks South Carolina Department of Revenue: No One Is Immune

If you’ve ever thought that your organization is invulnerable to cyber-attack, think again. The sheer volume of cyberattacks should convince you otherwise. But it’s also obvious that all organizations, in every industry, have been subject to attack. Even government tax authorities. For instance, in November 2012, South Carolina’s Department of Revenue was hit with one of the worst cyberattacks against a state government in U.S. history. This cyberattack led to 3.8 million tax returns, social security numbers, and other information being stolen by a single international hacker. Notably, this attack was the result of one of the most common cyber-hacker …