Tag: identity theft
Cybercriminals are counting on us to be distracted and let our guard down. If we do, they can trick us into handing over our personal or financial information using one of their favorite tactics – phishing. You might be familiar with email phishing but it’s not the only type of phishing you could experience. Criminals…
Unfortunately, fraudsters trying to steal your financial information and your money don’t take a holiday. It is very important that your awareness of scams is heightened at this time of year. The next time you receive a text message, or a call from an unknown number, be very careful in responding or taking the call.
Shredding documents is one of the best ways to protect yourself against identity theft. To help make it easy, Scott Credit Union is offering a free Shred Day in conjunction with the company “Shred-it”!
Protecting your personal financial information is extremely important. Remember to always be diligent with your information and to never share your information with anyone.
Equifax had a data breach—Here’s how you can protect your financial info Equifax, one of the major credit reporting agencies, announced recently that it encountered a cyber security incident. Equifax announced that about 143 million consumers potentially had their personally identifiable information compromised.