Credit unions seemed to have fallen out of favor with cyber fraudsters over the summer, with phishing attacks reaching their lowest level to date, according to RSA, the Security Division of EMC.
Holiday shopping apparently already is underway for cybercriminals out picking up the software and data lists they'll need to steal millions of dollars from compromised banking and
Cybercriminals don't need to spend much to buy the tools they need to steal millions of dollars from compromised banking and payment card accounts in the weeks ahead, according to a new report.
Regional banks continued to command the attention of phishing fraudsters in February, according to RSA, the security division of EMC.
Fraudsters, who work day and night to steal identities, credit card information and any other online credentials they can monetize
Fraudsters have gotten so efficient at creating, selling and deploying malware that one major Internet security firm now calls it "fraud-as-a-service."
Credit unions accounted for 12% of the phishing attacks on American financial institutions in February, down slightly from January and sharply from February 2009, according to RSA.
Social networking sites continue to draw new users by the millions, but they also attract fraudster attacks that decrease consumers' willingness to share information online.