Fraud and Security

Fraud and Security Articles

Kids and Computer Safety

March 29th, 2018

The security of your computer can affect the safety of your online experience — and your kids’. Talk to your kids about what they can do to help protect your computer and your family’s personal information.


Tech Support Scams

March 29th, 2018

Some scammers call and claim to be computer techs associated with well-known companies like Microsoft or Apple. Other scammers send pop-up messages that warn about computer problems. They say they’ve detected viruses or other malware on your computer. They claim to be “tech support” and will ask you to give them remote access to your computer. Eventually, they’ll diagnose a non-existent problem and ask you to pay for unnecessary – or even harmful – services.If you get an unexpected pop-up, call, spam email or other urgent message about problems with your computer, stop. Don’t click on any links, don’t give control of your computer and don’t send any money.


A Closer Look at Mobile Banking

March 29th, 2018

What’s new, how you can benefit, and how to protect yourself from security risks.


10 Financial Scams and How to Avoid Them

March 29th, 2018

Financial fraud and theft is dangerous business and puts your finances at risk. Following are 10 scams to be aware of and what you can do to protect your personal information and your money.


Wi-Fi Tips For Your Mobile Life

November 30th, 2017

Wi-Fi access is widely available, but many free connections are unsecured and leave your information travelling openly! Make your Wi-Fi experience more secure with the following tips.


10 Financial Scams and How to Avoid Them

November 30th, 2017

Financial fraud and theft is dangerous business and puts your finances at risk. Following are 10 scams to be aware of and what you can do to protect your personal information and your money.


Smart Device Safety

October 30th, 2017

Your device may be smart, but may not always be secure. Many devices are vulnerable and malicious cyber criminals can take advantage. Make your smart devices more secure.


How to Stay Safe When Shopping for Holiday Gifts Online

November 28th, 2016

Want to avoid long lines and large crowds this holiday season? Shopping online lets you zip through your list with just a few clicks.Before whipping out your plastic, however, you'll want to make sure you're shopping on a secure site. Use these tips to keep your data safe.