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In light of the recent Yahoo Security Breach Announcement, we want to share some tips for keeping all of your online accounts secure. As your credit union, we take steps to protect your accounts, cards and private information, keeping them safe and secure.
There are also ways that you can be diligent in protecting your online accounts and your financial well-being. After all, hackers don’t just want to read your emails, they want to learn personal information about you so that they can use your bank accounts, credit cards and identity. Here are some tips to keep in mind:
Passwords – as easy as it is to use the same password for each of your accounts, DON’T. It is so important to have a different password for each online account.
Monitoring Your Accounts – Most email domains and companies have procedures in place to alert you if unusual activity happens on your account, but it is still your responsibility to protect yourself.
Want to read more about how you can protect your online accounts and identity? Check out some articles below:
Keep an eye on our Facebook page, blog and website next month because October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month – sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security. This is an annual campaign to raise awareness about the importance of diligent cyber security. We live in a world that is more connected than ever before.
The Internet touches almost all aspects of our daily life, whether we realize it or not. As your credit union, we feel it is our duty to provide as many resources as possible to help you understand cyber security and protect your identity. If you ever have questions or concerns, you can contact us at (800) 650-6328 or stop by one of our branches.