Staying Safe when Shopping Online

Staying Safe when Shopping Online With the holiday season in full swing, many consumers will find themselves shopping online.  Stay safe with these suggestions from the Federal Trade Commission: Get the […]


More Merchants Requiring a PIN with Debit Transactions

More Merchants Requiring a PIN with Debit Transactions Whether you are shopping brick and mortar or online, making sure you are able to do so in a secure manner and […]


No Phishing Here! ABA and FTC Resource Aims to Help Raise Awareness of Email Fraud

As phishing becomes a top cyber threat—with losses growing to nearly $30 million in 2017 from $8 million in 2015, according to the FBI—the American Bankers Association and the Federal […]


FRAUD: Losses Rising as Scammers Leverage New Techniques

Employee Education and Awareness Keys to Prevention  Fraud is on the rise and growing at an alarming rate among the small business community.  As scammers change their techniques, businesses need […]


Small Business Cyber Security Resources

With New York’s SHIELD Act taking effect on March 21, 2020, it’s important for small businesses to continue building on their cyber security knowledge to safeguard customer information and prevent […]


Your Home Purchase Details are Public Record and Scammers Know How to Use Them

Almost from the minute you close on your new home, you receive a multitude of offers for dozens of home-related services. It’s all part of being a new home owner. […]


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

Roughly 20 percent of older Americans fall prey to financial exploitation losing on average $120,000, or $3 billion every year, according to a study from the AARP Public Policy Institute. […]


Unique Passwords Build Your Defense Against Hackers

We’ve all done it – use the same passwords for multiple accounts because it’s just easier. Well, it’s also easier for hackers. By repeating passwords or using similar variations, you […]


Safe Online and Mobile Banking

Financial institutions use a wide range of security protocols to make sure customer information stays safe and secure for online and mobile banking. But customers also have a significant amount […]


Avoid College Scams

It’s that time already. Students returning to campus, and scammers often come along for the ride. Fraudulent offers and discounts are targeted at college students looking to save money wherever […]


Reporting and Fighting Fraud

Turn to these resources if you suspect you may be the victim of fraud.


#BanksNeverAskThat – Protect Yourself from Phishing

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. We want to help change that by raising awareness among our customers with best practices for creating a personal phishing defense.


Scam Alert: Real People in Fake Call Centers

The newest trend in cybercrime is the use of cybercriminal-controlled call centers to trick you into providing your bank or credit card information. Cybercriminals try to use real people in […]


Identity Theft Awareness Week

This week is Identity Theft Awareness Week. Identity thieves have been busier than ever during the pandemic. Scammers are out to steal personal information and use it to apply for […]


Improve Your Cyber Readiness

Russia’s attack on Ukraine has included cyber-attacks. In the wake of sanctions imposed by the U.S. and our allies throughout the world, every individual and organization should take additional steps […]


META Malware Steals Crypto and Password Info from Browsers

First seen in Spring 2022, the META Information Stealer malware is becoming a popular cybercriminal tool. It is designed to steal cryptocurrency assets and passwords commonly stored in web browsers […]


Stay Safe When Making Back-to-School Purchases

It’s back to school time! As you make purchases or prepare a new user for the responsibility of having their own credit card, now is the perfect time to review […]