Sheridan

Hacker’s Brief 8/15/2022 Package Delivery Notice Scam:  A Sheridan citizen reported an email with the subject line of “Delivery” from a tut.comemail address spoofed as DHL. The email simply said “[Name redacted], Your package delivery Notification ID#34632900-371” and it was a link to a, probably...
DOUGLAS — On the morning of Aug. 3, two gentlemen in dressed-to-kill sport coats walked into the Converse County Courthouse prepared to meet with the five county commissioners. With their presentation ready, it was indisputable that this discussion was of great relevance to the citizens of Converse...
Hacker’s Brief 8/8/2022 Alejandro Mayorkas Isn’t Contacting You:  The Secretary of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, is a typical person for scammers to impersonate to gain legitimacy.  A Sheridan citizen reported an email from a Gmail address claiming to be Mr. Mayorkas, warning her of an...
LARAMIE (WNE) — A member of the Wyoming Army National Guard won the 2022 All-Guard Best Warrior Competition in Tennessee in July.  Sgt. Tyler Holloway of Sheridan earned the award Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year, according to a news release from the Wyoming National Guard.  Holloway is a fire...
Holy Impersonation Batman!  A Sheridan citizen reported an email impersonating Home Depot, but if you look closely the email is really from a real newsletter and podcast address at tut.com. The subject line is “Confirmation Needed” and the link transfers you to a French website.  Note that this...
Truly a Phishing Email: A Sheridan citizen reported an email that simply said “Hi [name redacted]” which was linked to a French website.  The email’s subject line was “RE, [name redacted]:Last Reminder (07/21/2022)” and the email was from a tut.com email address that was impersonating the McAfee...
BUFFALO — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is considering changes to its depredation prevention hunting season policy that could make it easier for private landowners to request and officials to create a special hunting season in areas where big game is damaging the landscape. "It's been...
SUNDANCE (WNE) – Is Sundance now the smallest city in the nation to host a congressional office? With the opening of U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis’ new digs within Old Stoney, it might just be.  Having a presence in the smaller communities of Wyoming was the plan all along, said Kristin Walker, Chief...
Brief 6/27/2022 Costco Impersonation:­ A Cheyenne citizen reported an email from a breakbreadandbuild.com email address spoofed as “Costco Online Sh0pper (Wholesale)” (note the zero in shopper vs an ‘o’).  The subject line was also a giveaway as it had a misspelling “Confirmation Needed RjEWARD Has...
SHERIDAN (WNE) — A spot being monitored for a potential landslide on U.S. Highway 14 east of Steamboat Point does not pose safety concerns for motorists, according to the Wyoming Department of Transportation. “We’re not concerned about safety,” WYDOT Senior Public Relations Specialist Laura Dalles...

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