Tag: security

How to Protect Yourself Against Personal Fraud

[ 0 ] December 9, 2015 |
How to Protect Yourself Against Personal Fraud

When it comes to securing personal information, many consumers know that they should shred sensitive documents and avoid mobile banking over public Wi-Fi connections. But sometimes the threat of identity theft doesn’t come from a stranger: “Familiar fraud” or “family fraud” happens when someone you know uses your personal information to open accounts or make […]

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How to Recognize, Avoid and Report Cyber Fraud

[ 0 ] January 8, 2015 |
How to Recognize, Avoid and Report Cyber Fraud

The National Credit Union Association (NCUA) has been kind enough to provide us and our members with this great resource on protecting our personal information and staying secure. The video is Part 1 of a 2 part video series. Please keep and eye out for the 2nd video.  

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Protecting Your Personal Information

[ 2 ] October 6, 2014 |
Protecting Your Personal Information

Did you know that any individual, regardless of economic status, gender, race, age, or educational background can be the target of financial abuse? Recently an IAACU member was targeted through a telephone scam. The victim was asked to buy prepaid debit cards and then provide the scam artist with the identifying card information that was […]

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Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Websites

[ 0 ] July 9, 2014 |
Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Websites

Here’s a common sense reminder that’s simple and will help keep you safe: Protect yourself from fraudulent websites. Watch out for copycat websites that deliberately use a name or web address very similar to, but not the same as, that of a real business. The intent is to lure you into clicking onto their website […]

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Be cautious of suspicious emails and links

[ 0 ] June 4, 2014 |
Be cautious of suspicious emails and links

Here’s a common sense reminder that’s simple and will help keep you safe: Be cautious of suspicious emails and links Don’t let curiosity get the best of you. Always delete suspicious emails and links. Even opening or viewing suspicious emails and links can compromise your computer and create unwanted problems without your knowledge. Remember, if […]

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Credit Card and Debit Card Fraud

[ 0 ] October 31, 2013 |
Credit Card and Debit Card Fraud

Have you ever gotten a call to verify the charges on your Debit or Credit card?  If you are like most people, you would have gotten a call at some point and came away with wondering why they decided to call on that charge.  If the charge was not yours, you may be wondering how […]

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