New worry for credit unions: Aftershock password attacks

Cybercriminals are broadening their targets in the nefarious search for personal information from data breaches. Fraud trends that could involve credit unions in 2017 are payment-based and so-called aftershock password attacks.

The Experian 2017 Data Breach Industry Forecast, from the Ireland-headquartered information group, outlined what it sees as the top five upcoming data breach trends and issues. While some archetypal hacker attacks continue to serve as go-to methods, there are evolving tools and focal points that are likely to become front-page news, based on Experian’s experience.

Their top data breach predictions from the fourth annual report:


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