Articles For Tag "phishing"

  • Avoid IRS Imposters This Tax Season

    posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2023

    The tax filing deadline is quickly approaching, which can be a stressful time for those trying to make the cutoff. Unfortunately, scammers want to add even more anxiety to this frantic season. You can keep the scammers away from your refund and personal information by following some simple best practices.

  • Identity Theft: Be Aware and Prepare

    posted on Monday, January 30, 2023

    Identity theft is the top consumer complaint reported to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over the past several years, and the number of cases continues to grow. The good news is accountholders can help protect themselves by simply being aware of the risk and taking basic precautions.

  • Beware of package pending spam text messages. Scammers are sneakier than ever!

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    Fraudsters are at it again with a new “package pending” text message scam that aims to steal your identity, empty your bank account or install malware on your phone. The text claims a package is waiting for you to pick up and offers a link to click for more information. Warn your cardholders not to fall for it. Let us tell you why.

  • Solid business practices best defense against cybersecurity challenges

    posted by Ben Hayden on Thursday, February 20, 2020

    Cyberattacks originating from unfriendly foreign nations are in the news, and they're certainly troubling. Your team members are on the front line of this battle. The good news is you're probably ready.

  • ‘Tis the season for fraud

    posted by Liz Little (Retired) on Friday, December 13, 2019

    With the holidays right around the corner, ‘tis the season for fraud. We're hearing reports of an uptick in phishing attempts, and we feel it's important to pass that along to you. To protect your cardholders from these aggressive phishing attempts, we're sharing tips and what to do if a cardholder falls victim.

  • Don't let email jeopardize your security

    posted by Stephan Thomasee on Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    Email is a fast and easy way to distribute information, both to legitimate recipients and fraudulent ones. The next time you log on, take these steps to protect you and your business from fraud.

  • Protecting yourself from phishing, smishing and vishing

    posted by Ben Hayden on Tuesday, October 9, 2018

    Implement these tips at your workplace and home to protect your institution and yourself from phishing, smishing and vishing.