Category Archives: Cybersecurity

Increased IRS Data Security Slows Mortgage Application Process

After the Equifax breach this past fall in which hackers stole the personal information of 143 million U.S. consumers, the credit reporting industry is going to greater length to protect consumer data from cybersecurity threats. In an effort to safeguard sensitive data, the Internal Revenue Service recently beefed up security of their Income Verification Express Read More

Cybersecurity Advice for Lenders | Simple Tips for Increased Protection

In our last blog post, we discussed an alarming new trend of phishing scams plaguing the mortgage industry. Attackers pose as mortgage agents and send borrowers new wiring instructions via email. Borrowers are at risk of losing money and having their personal information stolen. Lenders are at risk of losing the confidence of borrowers. While Read More

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