The Home Depot Warns of Possible Phishing/Smishing Scams
On November 6, 2014, Home Depot issued an email to their customers warning of a possible phishing/smishing scam that may have occurred simultaneously to the recent payment card breach of their stores.
Some customer email addresses are reporting to have been acquired during the incident; however, Home Depot has stated that they do not believe that email passwords, payment card information or other sensitive information was compromised.
Be Aware: Take caution and report any emails you receive requesting personal or sensitive information. Afena FCU will never request personal information from you, including sensitive financial data or identification information, over the phone or via email for security reasons.
Customers with concerns or that would like more information regarding the alleged email breach are being asked to visit the Home Depot web site or call 1-800-HOMEDEPOT.