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VA has lost GIBill.com rights, and some worry it could prompt scammers to target student vets | Stars & Stripes
U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Robert Brown

VA has lost GIBill.com rights, and some worry it could prompt scammers to target student vets | Stars & Stripes

The Department of Veterans Affairs lost the domain rights to GIBill.com. This caused student veterans to worry about their data privacy and could open doors for potential scammers. The VA did not have GIBill.com on an auto-renewal setup for domain purchases, which is supposed to be how most companies and organizations keep their websites secured. “It is imperative VA immediately secure GIBill.com,” said Carrie Wofford, president of Veterans Educations Success, an advocacy group.

Source: https://www.stripes.com/news/veterans/va-has-lost-gibill-com-rights-and-some-worry-it-could-prompt-scammers-to-target-student-vets-1.648642?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2010.16.20&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief