Fraud Prevention & Security

Protect your identity and your finances by staying on top of the latest security and fraud prevention measures.

4/6/16  Fraud Prevention & Security
What to do when you’ve become a victim of a data breach

Learn what steps you should take when you become victim of a data breach. 

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2/16/16  Fraud Prevention & Security
How to best protect your identity in the new year

The risk of identity theft is all around us. Whether you’re sharing your personal information at the doctor’s office, swiping your debit card at a big-box retailer or simply throwing away your bills without shredding them, it’s possible for your sensitive data to fall into the wrong hands. Learn how to stay safe.

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2/12/16  Fraud Prevention & Security
Identity thieves want your tax refund. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Preparing one’s taxes can be stressful. Now, there’s the added stress of having to avoid tax refund fraud. Increasingly, scammers are finding ways to steal Social Security numbers to file fraudulent returns and receive other people’s refunds. Learn steps to prevent falling prey to tax refund fraud and what to do if you are victimized.

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11/10/15  Fraud Prevention & Security
3 scams that target military veterans (and how to avoid them)

After all of the sacrifices our vets have made, it’s hard to believe anyone would want to take advantage of them. But such scammers exist, so it’s important to keep an eye out for these red flags.

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9/23/15  Fraud Prevention & Security
How Alliant protects its members from fraud

At Alliant, our mission is to look out for the best interest of our members, and part of that mission is to do everything in our power to protect the security of their accounts. Here are a few ways we protect our members' information.

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8/5/15  Fraud Prevention & Security
Phishing scams turn 20 years old: A (brief) history and current trends

You’ve been warned to avoid phishing attacks since the moment you opened an email account, and for good reason. But how long has phishing actually been around? And how did it come to be?

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