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2/5/15  Up Your Security IQ
Using alerts to improve the security of your accounts

Learn about the types of email alerts you can set up in Alliant Online Banking to monitor your account transactions and protect yourself against fraud. 

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2/4/15  Up Your Security IQ
Alert: Tax ID Phone Calls

As tax season revs up, be on high-alert for fraudsters seeking personal identity information. Scammers are seeking Social Security numbers in hopes of stealing a tax refund or getting a job with your identity. 

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1/31/15  Up Your Security IQ
Beware of the stranded man hoax

Beware of emails that begin with phrases, such as “I’m writing to you with tears in my eyes.” You may be the recipient of a scam message by someone who has hacked your friend’s email account. Learn about the “stranded man” hoax and how to avoid being victimized by it.

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1/29/15  Credit 101Up Your Security IQ
Five tips on how to book and pay for a hotel

Vacationing at a hotel should be fun, with a minimum of hassles. But if you’re not in the know, you may encounter some snafus that will drain your pocket book and ruin your fun. Here are five tips to know about how to book and pay for a hotel.

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1/13/15  Up Your Security IQ
Caregivers beware: watch out for this scam

The Federal Trade Commission today issued a Consumer Information alert about a scam related to caregiver websites.

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12/23/14  Up Your Security IQ
Alliant monitoring Staples data breach

Alliant is closely monitoring the reported payment card data breach at Staples stores. Learn more about this situation and tips to protect the security of your debit and credit cards. 

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