Phishers Hit Navy FCU

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VIENNA, Va. - (06/23/05) -- Members of Navy FCU are being warnedby the giant credit union that an e-mail claiming to be from themand asking for their personal account information is anotherphishing expedition. The e-mail which sports a copy of the $24billion credit union's logo and purports to be a 'Navy FederalCredit Union Account Update,' asks recipients to click on a link,which takes them to a copycat web site that asks for accountinformation. The message even states that 'NAVY and its serviceproviders are committed to protecting your privacy and ask you notto send sensitive account information through e-mail.' Credit unionofficials say so far the phishing attempt has hooked fewmembers.

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