The latest RSA Online Fraud Report shows credit unions gained attention from phishing fraudsters more in May than in the month before.

Overall, international volume increased by 7% in May from April, primarily because of highly targeted phishing campaigns against small financial institutions, RSA said.

Credit unions accounted for 20% of the attacks on financial institutions in May, compared with 13% in April, according to Bedford, Mass.-based RSA, The Security Division of EMC. Regional banks accounted for 18% and national banks for 62%, a 20-point drop, the company said.

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