I can’t quite think of a worse way for a company to test whether its employees will fall for a phishing scam than by sending out an email notifying them that they’d be receiving a holiday bonus, especially in the December month of a year beset by a global pandemic. But GoDaddy appears to think otherwise, because that’s exactly what it did.
A copy of the email, which was first sent out on Dec, 14, was recently obtained by 12 News which read:
12 News notes that the email was sent out after GoDaddy’s employees had already been told they weren’t receiving a bonus in 2020. And, if that wasn’t bad enough, this also happened months after the company announced lay-offs across the country. Read more…
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