Business Fraud Alerts

“Heartbleed Bug” Vulnerability

Published on: April 25, 2015

Bryn Mawr Trust uses multiple layers of security to protect our client’s information. One of those layers involves finding andmitigating issues, known as vulnerabilities. Please keep in mind that vulnerabilities do not automatically indicate the loss or theft of information, just the possibility. You may have heard about a new vulnerability the “Heartbleed Bug”. Once […]

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Smishing Scam entitled “BMTC Alert” 484-639-3924.

Published on: April 25, 2015

Please be advised there is a Smishing (Short Message Service) or Text Message Scam affecting Bryn Mawr Trust Company clients. The message is entitled “BMTC Alert”. The message indicates that a client’s card has been disabled and directs them to call a phone number that is NOT associated with the Bryn Mawr Trust Company. This […]

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New FBI Alert on Phishing Scam

Published on: April 25, 2015

With the holiday shopping season upon us, the FBI Denver Cyber Squad would like to advise citizens of a new spear phishing campaign involving personal and business bank accounts, financial institutions, money mules, and jewelry stores. The campaign involves a variant of the “Zeus” malware called “Gameover.” The spam campaign is pretending to be legitimate e-mails from […]

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E-mails that claim to be from the FDIC are reportedly in circulation.

Published on: April 25, 2015

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of fraudulent e-mails that have the appearance of being from the FDIC. The e-mails appear to be sent from various “@fdic.gov” e-mail addresses, such as “subscriptions@fdic.gov,” “alert@fdic.gov,” or “accounts@fdic.gov.” They have subject lines that read: “FDIC: Your business account” or “FDIC: About Your Business Account.” […]

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ACH Fraud: Tips for Prevention

Published on: April 25, 2015

7 Tips for Secure Transactions Start with a Dedicated Computer, Then Monitor Closely To help avoid malware-enabled wire and ACH fraud, here are seven tips for financial institutions to share with their customers: 1. Use a Dedicated Machine Computers are relatively inexpensive; use a separate dedicated machine for all of your online financial transactions. If multiple […]

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The Clearing House Has Received Information Regarding a Phishing Alert From NACHA:

Published on: April 25, 2015

NACHA — The Electronic Payments Association has received reports that individuals and/or companies have received a fraudulent email that has the appearance of having been sent from NACHA and signed by a non-existent NACHA employee. Specifically, this email claims to be from the “Electronic Payments Association” and appears to be coming from the email address […]

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Business Fraud Alert from the FDIC

Published on: April 25, 2015

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is aware of an increased number of fraudulent EFT transactions resulting from compromised login credentials. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is alerting financial institutions that provide Web-based payment origination services for business customers to increased reports of fraudulent EFT transactions resulting from compromised login credentials. Over the past year, […]

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E-mails Containing Malware Sent To Businesses Concerning Their Online Job Postings

Published on: April 25, 2015

Recent FBI analysis reveals that cyber criminals engaging in ACH/wire transfer fraud have targeted businesses by responding via e-mail to employment opportunities posted online. Recently, more than $150,000 was stolen from a US business via unauthorized wire transfer as a result of an e-mail the business received that contained malware. The malware was embedded in […]

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Reporting Fraud or Suspicious Activity

Published on: April 25, 2015

If you think you have received a fraudulent email, notice suspicious account activity or have concerns about other questionable activity contact us immediately at fraudalerts@bmtc.com. For inquires or service requests call us at 610-525-1700.

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