Tag: identity theft


Watch Out for These Scams as the Country Moves Toward Reopening

As the coronavirus continues spreading across the country in waves and peaks, every state is making bold moves toward reopening under a strange new set of circumstances dubbed the “New Normal.” Face coverings are de rigueur. Floor markings have been slapped down exactly 6 feet apart near checkout counters in retail stores. Shoppers are weary,…

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Top 5 Ways Fraudsters Try to Steal Your Information with Phishing

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…

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It’s Holiday Time: Beware of Scammers Trying to Steal Your Info

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.

Protect Your Personal Information, Even When Using Phones or Other Devices

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 Data Breach

What to do about the Equifax Data Breach

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.