“Phishing” attacks are becoming more prevalent and more sophisticated every day and pose a serious threat to financial institutions and individuals on several levels. A phishing attack is an attempt, usually via email, to trick an individual into divulging personal information; particularly details about your financial institution.
The most typical and obvious aim is to enable the attacker to steal from the individual’s account. Some attacks attempt to convince the targeted individual to participate in an investment scam purportedly “endorsed” by your institution. All phishing attacks involve illegal activities that infringe on your trademarks and service marks, and are potentially injurious to the reputation of your institution.
Our anti-phishing takedown service offers a specialized process aimed at alerting your credit union when a “phisher” appears to be preparing an attack against your members. It also puts operational phishing sites out of business fast.
This service provides your institution with regulatory compliance on the following guidelines: