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Get some background on the giant Collection #1 data breach that's all over the news. Learn how to tell if your info was breached and what to do to help protect your emails and other accounts from being compromised.
Need password help? Let's look at easy-to-hack passwords, review tactics for creating harder-to-hack passwords, and learn about password managers.
Passwords are essential if you want to use the Internet to make online purchases, bank online, access your mail or communicate with friends.Your challenge is to create passwords that are complex enough to elude hackers but easy enough for you to remember.
Learn about how one of our bloggers has used transaction alerts and other security protections offered to Alliant Members to protect herself from fraud after being part of the Anthem data breach.
The mother of one of our bloggers was recently targeted in a "granny scam" scheme. Fortunately, she was able to detect that there was something fishy, so she did not fall victim to the scam. Learn about "family emergency" and granny scams and get some tips on how to avoid being a victim.
Each year, people fall victim to a scam known as “cracking cards.” Scammers crack into debit card accounts and leave card owners on the hook for hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Now, these scammers are using social media to target victims – especially college students and new grads who are strapped for cash.
if you're heard about ATM skimmers, but just aren't sure what to look out for when you're at the ATM, check out this video showing ATM skimmers in action.