Security Alerts

Password Security Tips

You can put yourself at risk if you use the same password for every account you have. If a criminal obtains access to your login information, they can easily attempt the same password for other accounts you may have.

Set a strong password that consists of a minimum of 8 to 12 characters containing both upper and lower case letters, at least one number and at least one unique characters such as *, @, #, $, %, !, etc.

Trying to remember a strong password for multiple accounts can be mentally exhausting. A tip to remember a strong password for each account is to include the first three letters to the end or beginning of your strong password you’ll remember. For example, if your strong password that you created is 1982*TLC# and you have an account at Macy’s, you can set your password for Macy’s to be either MAC1982*TLC# or 1982*TLC#MAC. As long as you use the same pattern at each website you have a log in for, you’ll be able to have both a strong password that is unique yet easy for you to remember.

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Online Security Threat Called 'Poodle'

Due to an online security threat, members using web browser Internet Explorer 6 or older will not be able to access CU E-LINK home banking unless you update your browser. If you are not using an old browser, you don't need to do anything. Click here to read more about this threat. 

Common Scam Practices

Learn about the common scam practices that are among us and how to identify a scam.

ZeusBot Alert

Zuesbot is a particularly nasty malware that bypasses top AntiVirus / Malware scanners.

International Lottery Scams

Fraudsters are using the telephone and direct mail to entice U.S. consumers to buy chances in high-stakes foreign lotteries from as far away as Australia and Europe.

What is Vishing?

Vishing is a type of fraudulent activity that occurs over Internet phone systems.

Phishing Scams

Criminals are using fraudulent emails that may reach you in search of personal financial information. This type of fraud is know as phishing and is targeting consumers everywhere.

We May Be Calling You

To protect your account, we monitor your ATM and debit card transactions for potentially fraudulent activity.

Reporting Identity Theft

If you believe you have received a fraudulent message over the Internet, report the message to the Internet Crime Complaint Center.
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