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DoD Warns Troops & Families to be Cyber Crime Smart

(U.S. Defense Department graphic illustration by Regina Ali/Released)
(U.S. Defense Department graphic illustration by Regina Ali/Released)

Posted on April 13, 2015 by Yolanda R. Arrington

Defense Department employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, according to DoD’s chief information officer.

Terry A. Halvorsen issued a DoD-wide memorandum March 18 about the  growing threat of cybercrime “phishing” and “spear phishing” in emails, on social media sites and through phone calls.

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