Our member's online security is of the utmost importance to us. At Granite State Credit Union, we're committed to providing members with the most up-to-date notifications and education in order to remain diligent in the protection of confidential information.
Do you know how to spot a scam? Here are some helpful tips to avoid becoming a victim.
More and more places are offering free Wi-Fi but you need to know how to use it safely and responsibly.
In response to recent fraud trends GSCU reminds members to never give out their OnLine Banking login information. Scams involving fraudsters sending “online deposits” have become more prevalent. While we monitor checks and member accounts regularly we ask that members keep their information secure by never sharing their account or login information with others.
Recent activity from a fraudster ring called the “Felony Lane Gang” has been reported in the New Hampshire area.
When you hear about a data breach or that your card information has been compromised it can easily strike fear and anger. Granite State Credit Union takes fraud very seriously and we want to share what we, as your financial institution, are doing to help combat fraudulent activity.
Uber, the ride-sharing company, recently reported a data breach affecting as many as 57 million people.
With more people joining social networks every day, internet scammers and hackers are becoming more common. Internet scams are designed to deceive users and they spread rapidly through one’s personal network. Scams come in many different forms and can be used for identity theft, to spread malware and, most commonly, for financial gain.
Equifax, one of the country’s largest credit reporting companies, has reported a cybersecurity breach which has compromised the personal information of as many as 143 million Americans. This breach may have impacted some of our members.
Last month we completed an update on our ATM’s at each of our branch and Drive-Up ATM locations. You’ve probably noticed a difference – specifically, the way you insert your card into the ATM reader. This difference is due to the ATM’s being upgraded to feature ActivEdge technology to help prevent ATM skimming.
The most common scams involve asking individuals to pay money in order to avoid a negative consequence such as tax audits or police investigations.
The Office of the Attorney General and NH Banking Department have been working closely to monitor and educate consumers following an increase in ATM card skimming frauds.