If you receive a call or text from someone claiming to be from GenFed requesting personal information, do not respond or provide information.  GenFed will never call or text members to ask for personal information.  Always call your local branch to verify.  More Info.

Close mobile menu
Online Banking Login
mastercard logo MasterCard Login
Apply for a Loan
Open an Account
Locations
Interior Hero Desktop Test
Interior Hero Mobile Test

2/19/20 - Watch Out for This Clever New Credit Card Phishing Scam

Home > About > News & Events > Cyber Scam of the Week > 2/19/20 - Watch Out for This Clever New Credit Card Phishing Scam

caption curve

2/19/20 – Watch Out for This Clever New Credit Card Phishing Scam

Look out! The bad guys are sending a new, attention-grabbing phishing email and they’re targeting the customers of major credit card companies.

Here’s how it works: The email appears to come from one of two well-known credit card companies, either American Express or Chase. The email includes a list of credit card transactions, and you’re asked to confirm or deny whether the transactions are valid. If you click the “No, I do not recognize the transactions” link, you’re brought to a fake login page that looks very similar to the credit card company’s actual login page. Don’t fall for this trick! If you submit your login details, your information is immediately sent to the scammers and your account and your identity will be at risk.

Remember the following to help protect yourself from these types of scams: