Did he become suspicious too late?

Jan Wolitzky describes a possible/probable phishing attempt:

> "I went to the website provided to sign up, but around the point where
> they asked for my Social Security number, I got suspicious."

How hard would it be to send a mass mailing on utility company letterhead,
warning people of a non-existent data breach, and sending them to some
website to sign up for credit monitoring, thereby quickly collecting all the
information you'd otherwise have to wait for a careless utility company to

I do hope that he did not follow a link in the email because his computer
might already be compromised...

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