Some Cars.com dealers phished; threat resolved by Sharon Hill in Automotive 22 Aug 2014 On one online automotive community, a dealer posted this notice: “ATTENTION CARS.COM CUSTOMERS: If you received an email asking you to update your account credentials it has all the marks of a “phishing” scam. (For you neophytes that is when a fake site is pu This article is only available to AIM Group clients. Please subscribe now or log in to view. Share cars.comfraudFraud, Scams and Abusephish Sharon Hill Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.