October is Cyber Security Awareness Month and we're here to help you protect yourself from online fraud.
Phishing scams are modern day scams where a malicious user or entity will mimic a trusted organization's identity to gain information or access to personal accounts and data.
As of July 31, 2020, the impact of fraud this year alone has totaled $54 million with almost 15,000 people falling victim to it.
These scams exist in numerous forms: emails, phone calls, and fake websites and login portals, among others.
There are some simple steps you can follow to reduce the chances you will be targeted by a phishing scam when doing online banking – a common place for phishing emails, fake websites, and login portals:
General Fraud Awareness Tips
Our website is a great resource for fraud prevention and best practices. Check our security page for up-to-date tips and tactics for keeping your information safe.
You work hard for your money. Don't let a fraudster get a hold of your funds; protect yourself, and protect your earnings.