Oct 082009
 
 October 8, 2009  Breaches, Online

Robert McMillan reports that FBI Director Robert Mueller stopped using online banking after nearly falling prey to a phishing scheme:

Though he stopped before handing over any sensitive information, the incident put an end to Mueller’s online banking.

“After changing our passwords, I tried to pass the incident off to my wife … as a teachable moment,” he said. “To which she deftly replied, ‘Well, it is not my teachable moment. However, it is our money. No more Internet banking for you.”

Mueller said he considers online banking “very safe” but that “just in my household, we don’t use it.”

Read more in Computerworld.

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