FINRA warns U.S brokerage firms of widespread phishing attacks

A notice has been released by the U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) warning member brokerage firms of widespread phishing attacks using data harvesting surveys. FINRA is a non-profit corporation and self-regulatory agency authorized to oversee exchange markets and trading companies by the U.S. government. The organization oversees over 624,000 brokers across the country, according…