Sites monitoring phishing activity are today reporting an increase in Wells Fargo phishing sites as thieves looking to take advantage of an outage over the weekend have started sending out e-mail pretending to be from the San Francisco-based institution.
On Sunday Wells Fargo experienced an outage of its ATM and online banking services. The problem, which also affected back-end systems for the bank's mortgage, equity and student loans, had been resolved as of Tuesday afternoon. Because the bank needed to use backup records, individual account balances might not up be up to date for a few more days. Through … Read more