Congress blocks Yahoo Mail over its failure to filter phishing attempts

The rising tide of ransomware attacks worldwide has claimed a victim at Capitol Hill, and the House’s IT desk is having none of it.

Gizmodo reports that the support team issued a notification to all House staff at the end of April, explaining that it has noticed a marked increase in such attempts to lock users out of their files through Web-based email services like Yahoo Mail. As a result, it’s blocked access to it until further notice.

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