"Every year during the holidays, a high percentage of consumers find themselves spending a little more than anticipated, and then begin to panic," said Jordan Ritter, chief technology officer of Cloudmark, in a statement. "A phishing offer posing as your bank and offering to consolidate your credit card debt under one easy, low-rate card might be especially tempting now."
NewsFraudsters will be busy in the post-holiday weeks, a security firm warned Thursday, and consumers should be especially watchful for bogus "get out of debt" phishing pitches.
Beware Post-Holiday Phishing
Consumers should be especially watchful for bogus "get out of debt" phishing pitches, a security firm warned.