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How did scammers find our customer?

Question: 
We operate a small bank yet we experienced losses to criminals from Eastern Europe attacking our account holders. How did they know the information on our account holders and that they banked with our institution?
Answer: 

Data breaches have been in the headlines and they affect all types of businesses. Purchasing data from these breaches is just one way a criminal can discover where your accountholder banks. Scammers can piece together small bits of information gleaned from numerous sources to develop a complete profile on your accountholder.

Learn more about Barry’s webinar Deception for Dollars: Social engineering your staff and call center.

First published on 04/24/2016

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