Avoid the Rising QR Code “Quishing” Scam

March 27, 2024

QR codes have become more popular because of their convenience. However, they are just as convenient for scammers. “Quishing” or QR Phishing is a new form of phishing that uses QR Codes to lure people to websites that can steal personal information.   How the Scam Works: Scammer creates fake QR codes Once scanned, takes […]

What is Vishing and How to Detect it

February 5, 2024

“Vishing” or voice-phishing, is a type of cybersecurity attack in which the perpetrator attempts to gain access to sensitive data over the phone. Scammers typically seek financial details or Social Security numbers, but passwords and other data can also be the goal. Two common examples of vishing scams include pretend calls from a bank or […]

Four Steps to Staying Cyber Safe

October 13, 2023

With October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we want to ensure all members are educated on how to stay cyber safe. Follow these four steps to keep your identity and financial accounts protected at all times: Use Strong Passwords that are long, unique and randomly generated. Enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). Implementing MFA on accounts makes it […]

Stay Alert for AI-Generated Phishing Scams

May 4, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology continues to evolve, enhance and become more powerful. While AI can be very beneficial, it can be just as harmful. In fact, AI has now become a powerful tool for generating phishing emails- specifically AI chatbot tools such as ChatGPT.* Scammers have been taking advantage of this tool because it makes […]

Don’t be Fooled by AI Investment Fraud

May 4, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to a number of different technologies that enable computers to sense, understand, act, and learn with human-like levels of intelligence. Due to AI technology, computers are able to perform a variety of advanced functions. Scammers are aware of the hype around AI and are using this hype to their advantage to […]

Keep Online Transactions Safe

October 21, 2022

These days, many of us bank, communicate with healthcare providers and insurance companies, perform financial transactions, and shop via the Internet. This is convenient, but it also can put your personal information at risk if you’re not careful. Before you donate or throw away a computer, use a specially designed program to “wipe” the hard […]

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