Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive
150x172_CUEffect.jpg
Contacts
LISA MCCUEVICE PRESIDENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
MICHELLE WILLITSManaging Editor
RON JOOSSASSISTANT EDITOR
ALEX MCVEIGHSTAFF NEWSWRITER
TOM SAKASHSTAFF NEWSWRITER

News Now

CU System
Texas league warns of phishing scam
FARMERS BRANCH, Texas (10/4/10)--The Texas Credit Union League is warning credit unions about an e-mail in circulation claiming the Texas league was notified by Visa that a national retailer may have experienced a card security breach. The perpetrator is phishing for personal information to be used fraudulently, the league said. The league encourages credit unions to continue educating members about phishing and other scams. The phishing e-mail reads: “The Texas Credit Union League (TCUL), representing all of Texas credit unions, was notified by VISA that a national retailer may have experienced a security breach. As a result, some Texas credit unions VISA/Master/ATM/Debit card accounts may be affected. If you have received this notification means that your card account was identified as being at risk.” The e-mail signature uses the name of Guy M. Hood, the well-known, retired CEO of the Florida Credit Union League. He has never been affiliated with the Texas league. The league is taking steps to protect the privacy of its members and sent copies of the e-mail to the Texas attorney general’s office Internet Crime Complaint Center.
Other Resources

RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
Final field-of-membership rule tops April 30 NCUA agenda http://t.co/gFIhRhUCts
4 hours ago
.@CUNA's @Nussle speaks to @VonnieQuinn about #StoptheDataBreaches and reg. relief. http://t.co/TMTubG9Afk
6 hours ago
RT @NCUFoundation: .The Foundation's @hylandhighway with @NatlJumpStart President/CEO Laura Levine at #FLHillDay2015 today: http://t.co/ep5…
8 hours ago
Seriously underwater homes rise, new-home sales tumble News Now: http://t.co/2LzWTkqnES
8 hours ago
#NewsNow Cornerstone Foundation awards $71K in grants http://t.co/Y6D8K9rwWv
10 hours ago