Post Category: Data Security

Data Security

NCUA Posts ID Theft Resources for Consumers

New resources are available from the National Credit Union Administration to help consumers protect themselves from identity theft and take action if they believe they have been victimized. According to the NCUA, more than 17.5 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2014, which resulted in more than $15 billion in losses. The NCUA […]

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Tips for Consumers: What to do Post-Breach

Data breaches pose a potential risk to consumers in the form of identity theft, account takeover and fraud when personal and sensitive information is compromised. The following are tips for consumers to consider in reducing the risk or impact of data breaches. Place a Security Freeze on Credit Reports A security freeze protects against identity […]

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Online Scams Involving Gift Cards on the Rise

According to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center’s statistics,from  January to June 2017 there have been hundreds of victims who have lost more than $6 million to online scams involving the purchase of music and other gift cards. These schemes include employment/opportunity scams, romance scams, ransomware scams, tax frauds, and various other online scams. Unfortunately, some […]

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Data Breaches: What You Need to Know

With so many merchant data breaches in the news, we want you to know that Liberty Financial is ready to help if your personal or financial data is ever compromised. We take service to our members seriously and will do everything we can to ensure that action is taken – quickly – to help you […]

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Fraud Prevention Tips

Here are some practical tips to help you avoid fraud online. Do not share your online banking credentials. You should never have to give out your online banking credentials to receive a deposit. Please call the credit union immediately if you have shared your credentials with anyone. We require Multifactor Authentication to log in to […]

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