CUNA last week submitted an application for “.creditunion” to the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers, which has been taking applications from individuals and groups to buy the rights to new “top-level domain names,” also known as the words to the right of the dot in an Internet address.
Trade group aims to lock down Internet identifier ahead of 2013 go-live.
The Avalanche gang has re-emerged and phishing attacks have soared, according to Internet Identity, an Internet security firm.
A study of 270 phishing attacks between mid 2009 and this past March found that many of the victims were repeat targets.
A survey of phishing attack targets by the Anti-Phishing Working Group found that many of them were repeat victims of hackers.