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Organizations, especially financial service organizations like credit unions, face the same threat as individuals from scammers who want to steal their most precious commodity, their names and all connected identifiable information.

Tim Helming, director of product management at Seattle-based DomainTools pointed out the financial services industry is highly susceptible to phishing attacks. “Not surprisingly, FinServ domains—or more accurately, the assets and customer information they represent–are a motherlode for hackers.”

Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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