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Security

 

Convenience is important, but security is priority.

 

CORONAVIRUS SCAM ALERTS & UPDATES

Check back here regularly for the latest news, alerts, and information.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Alert: Scammers are now taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. Watch out for emails, texts, posts or ads offering vaccines, products or medical tips in exchange for your information, money or clicks. Click here for more information and tips to avoid becoming a victim of a scam.

CFPB Alert:  Protecting your finances during the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Here you’ll find tools to learn how to protect yourself from fraud. We have listed any current scams that we know about, as well as some general tips on how to protect yourself and your data to lessen your chance of becoming a victim. We’ve also added links to government websites for you to do further research.

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card-icon2Credit & Debit Card Fraud

We monitor your account for fraudulent activity and stay on top of the latest fraud trends to protect you. Learn what you can do to help protect yourself from card fraud and what to do if you are ever a victim.

phishing-iconPhishing Scams

Scammers try anything to collect your information, including posing as a legitimate business through email, phone, text, or social media. Learn more about how to avoid these scams and what to do if you receive suspicious messages.

mobile-iconOnline & Mobile Security

Your personal data can be compromised on any device at any time. Learn how to better arm yourself against cyber attacks and how to keep your information safe.

checkscam-iconCheck Scams

It may be one of the oldest tricks in the book, but it still works because scammers are becoming more sophisticated all the time. Learn more about how these scams work and how to protect yourself against them.

idtheft-iconIdentity Theft

How long would it take you to find out that you were a victim of identity theft? You’d be surprised. Find out what you can do to help prevent it, be aware of it, and fight it if it happens to you.

personalsec-iconPersonal Security

We never want to think of the worst, but it’s important to make sure that our personal information is secure just in case. Get some tips that we’ve collected over the years; some you may already be doing and some you may never have thought of.

atm-iconATM Security

Whether you use an ATM at one of our branches or across the nation, it’s important that you and your information stay safe. Learn what we’re doing to protect you and how you can protect yourself.

The U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission provides lots of information on your financial well being including privacy, fraud, and scams, and protecting yourself.

If you have any questions regarding possible fraud or the security of your Great Basin Federal Credit Union Account, please contact us at fraud@greatbasin.org.

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