October is Cyber Security Awareness Month, and the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) wants consumers to know valuable tips and advice on how to be safe online. ICBA and the nation’s community banks encourage members of the public to stay informed and become educated on how to prevent their financial information from being stolen..
Be cautious when accepting friend requests on social media networks. If you take a good look at your friends list, you’ll find that you don’t personally know everyone on that list. Accepting friend requests from criminals is fairly easy to do. In addition, it only takes one friend’s carelessness with who is added as a..
Smartphones are terrific. They keep you connected to friends, can help you find directions when you’re lost, take and post artful photos, and find local restaurant reviews when you’re starving and stranded. But for all the good that comes with your phone, there is also a whole lot of bad—specifically when it comes to identity..
If you’re like millions of other people, you’re checking into at least one social network multiple times a day. The most frequently used networks are Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google + but there are many more out there that are used on a frequent basis. Although social networks provide a great way for us to..