22 May FINRA Fraudulent E-mail Alert
May 4, 2020 – Warned members of widespread, ongoing phishing campaign via fraudulent emails.
These fraudulent emails have source domain name broker-finra.org, which is not connected to FINRA; ask immediate attention to attachment relating to the firm. Some emails do not include attachment; as they may be trying to gain trust so a follow-up email can be sent with an infected attachment or link, or a request for confidential information.
What seems to be attached PDF file in an e-mail may direct the user to a website that prompts the individual to enter their Microsoft Office or their SharePoint password. FINRA strongly recommends that anyone who entered their password change it immediately and notify the appropriate individuals in their firm of the incident.
For more information, visit www.finra.org