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Re: simple phishing fix
From: "Exibar" <exibar () thelair com>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2008 15:29:28 -0400

There are quite a few credit unions and smaller "savings institutions" that are not FDIC insured.

 Not to mention all the FDIC insured "savings institutions" that are worth less than $100 million....

  Exibar
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Dragos Ruiu 
  To: Exibar 
  Cc: stuart () cyberdelix net ; full-disclosure () lists grok org uk 
  Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2008 2:36 PM
  Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] simple phishing fix




  On 30-Jul-08, at 9:19 AM, Exibar wrote:


    No time to comment on most, but just to throw this in there:
       Here in the states we have a few hundred thousand different banks at 
    least.  500 is WAY too small of a number.  Credit Unions are banks, small 
    banks, and almost every city has at least one credit union.  The city I grew 
    up in has 12 or so different credit unions, along with all the major bank 
    branches....



  FDIC says:


   4,893 banks or savings institutions have more than $100 million in assets; 3,517 have $100 to $500 million; 859 have 
$500 million to $5 billion; 150 have $5 to $50 billion; and 22 have more than $50 billion.


  Circa 2003.
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