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8/14/14  Up Your Security IQ
Bitcoin update: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau weighs in

On Monday, August 11, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a consumer advisory about the risks of virtual currencies like bitcoin.

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8/6/14  Up Your Security IQ
Tips to Safeguard Your Digital Credentials

In light of the news this week that Russian Hackers have amassed some 1.2 billion internet usernames and passwords, we thought it would be a good time to review some best practices for safeguarding your own online credentials

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8/1/14  Credit 101Up Your Security IQ
Traveling outside the U.S.? Take along an EMV chip credit card

More than 2.36 billion people use EMV chip-enabled credit cards. Learn why these cards are becoming the norm worldwide, how you may encounter trouble paying for purchases outside the U.S. without one – and how to request your own EMV smartcard from Alliant today.

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5/20/14  Up Your Security IQ
Knowing your credit union’s online security features

Learn how your credit union protects the security of your accounts when you bank online. 

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5/2/14  Up Your Security IQ
Microsoft announces Internet Explorer vulnerability – take precautions

Microsoft has issued a warning to consumers regarding potential security vulnerabilities associated with their Internet Explorer. Here are some useful tips to help protect yourself while online.

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4/30/14  Credit 101Smart Spending TipsUp Your Security IQ
Curious about EMV credit cards? Want one?

Alliant introduces chip-enhanced credit cards to protect against security breaches. These cards, widely used internationally, will soon be a must in the United States.

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