Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

SAN FRANCISCO–Zachary Keith Hill, 20, was sentenced to 46 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding customers of America Online and PayPal in an elaborate online phishing scheme. Phishing scams are among the top consumer privacy and identity theft concerns the Federal Trade Commission will pursue this year. Phishing occurs when fraudsters masquerade as legitimate companies to trick consumers into handing over their personal and financial account information. So far, financial service companies and their consumers have been targeted the most. The surge in these types of scams, increased vulnerability of computers to viruses and attacks, and new consumer privacy legislation all contribute to real estate companies' need to heighten their awareness of security issues and t...