Tag Archives: Identity theft

The Most Common Phishing Scams and How to Avoid Them

Phishing is a common term for the unfortunate schemes hackers and online criminals use to lure users into giving their personal information. Typically disguised as familiar online activity, these scam artists have cleverly found several distinctive ways to attempt to trick YOU into handing over your private details. Be on the lookout for these common […]

How-To Protect Your Identity During Spring Break

Protecting your personal identity is a vital part of maintaining a successful financial future. With spring break in full swing and summer approaching, there are some important safety tips to keep in mind during your upcoming travels! Enjoy these top five online security pointers courtesy of FNB Fox Valley.   1. Use only verified secure […]

Keep Your Information Safe This Tax Season

According to eFile.com, 91% of Americans filed their taxes electronically in 2015, and that number continues to increase each year. This means that more people are filing at home on their personal computers or mobile devices and are likely having their returns direct deposited into their bank accounts.  While the tax filing process has continually […]