Wednesday, September 25, 2019
You’re a winner!! Have you ever received an email or text message like this or one that threatens to close your account if you don’t respond within a certain time period? Don’t take the bait! This could be a phishing scam.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
It’s important that we have your updated contact information on file. Particularly, emails and cell or mobile phone numbers. To help verify your identity, we use your email and cell or mobile phone number in combination with other security features. In addition to keeping your account secure, having updated contact information will ensure that you are aware of important announcements and information about your accounts.
Thursday, September 12, 2019
What Is Identity Theft? Identity theft occurs when a person’s private information is fraudulently acquired and used by another person, including social security numbers, account numbers, and more. In the digital age, data is everywhere and anything can be stolen. Identity theft can occur as a result of stolen mail, phishing scams, data breaches, computer viruses, and more.
Monday, August 5, 2019
With fraud on the rise what steps can you take to help protect yourself and your identity from being compromised? Account numbers, credit card numbers, PINs, usernames, and even your mother’s maiden name are all pieces of personal information that scammers may try to get from you. We’ve gathered information and come up with 10 tips to help you protect yourself from fraud.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Have you ever received a call with a number similar to your own, but you don’t recognize it? Or has someone ever left you a voice mail threatening to arrest you if you don’t pay your taxes? These types of calls are called spoofing. What is spoofing?
Thursday, April 11, 2019
You often hear that you should use strong passwords online, but what makes a password strong? A good password is made up of a number of different characteristics. The following tips can help create a strong and secure password:
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Congratulations you just won some money! The letter says so. And the check is included. To claim your money just deposit the check and wire the money to the sender to pay the taxes and fees. There's just one catch: this is a scam. Read more about how to protect yourself from scams.