The newest ruse called “smishing” is a variation of phishing where cyber thugs use SMS text messaging to target mobile banking customers. Several articles suggest that we are in the early stages of mobile threats and that cyber criminals are
I can’t believe there are less than two months until Christmas. I’ve been trying to come up with ways to save some money this holiday season, so I’ve been doing a little research online. I ran across an article yesterday
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The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of suspicious telephone calls where the caller claims to represent the FDIC and is calling regarding the collection of an outstanding debt. To date, the callers have alleged that the
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Pre-recorded phone messages are being delivered to random consumers with the warning that their debit cards have been closed. When consumers call the telephone number provided in the recording they hear a request for their 16-digit card number and PIN.
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of a fraudulent e-mail that has the appearance of being sent from the FDIC. For more information you can visit the FDICs website. The subject line of the e-mails state,
US-CERT asks users to be vigilant during the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2010 Census campaign and to watch for potential census scams. According to the U.S. Census 2010 website, they began delivery of the printed census forms to every resident in the
WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 – The American Bankers Association has been alerted that someone or a group of individuals sending emails purporting to be from ABA are actually part of a scam commonly known as phishing. These con artists are sending