FinCen Gets Hit
FinCen, the federal government's central repository for criminal financial information, became the latest government agency to have its website shut down by a fraudulent cyber attack. Thompson told CUNA's annual Future Forum that e-mails mimicing the agency's site were sent that read, "Remove Yours Monsters From Iraq." The FinCen site was at least the second federal agency to be attacked by cyber criminals. Earlier this year, the FDIC was forced to shut down its site.