Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, experienced a massive data breach. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers.
New phone apps are hitting the market every day, and kids are often the earliest adopters of new technology. As a parent, you want to protect your kids, but it’s hard to stay ahead of the changes — so we did some of the work for you.
The American Bankers Association is highlighting eight tips to help online users protect their data and guard against online threats.
The rapidly changing technology makes it easier and faster than ever to buy practically anything we need, without ever leaving home.
Some financial institutions in the Michiana area have recently discovered card skimmers being used at their ATMs. While there have been no incidents with Horizon Bank ATMs so far, we believe it’s important for all of our customers to know how to protect themselves at any ATM.
Horizon recommends the following tips to help individuals and businesses avoid ransomware attacks:
The Horizon Bank app just got more secure thanks to the addition of Apple Touch ID capability. The technology uses fingerprint scanning to help improve security and keep others from getting into your accounts.
When the kids are home from school over the summer, parents find themselves thinking more than ever about how to keep them safe online.
Paying for purchases by smartphone is becoming increasingly viable.
Phishing attacks use 'spoofed' e-mails and fraudulent websites designed to fool recipients into divulging personal financial data such as credit card numbers, account usernames and passwords, Social Security numbers, etc. By hijacking the trusted brands of well-known banks, online retailers and credit card companies, phishers are able to convince recipients to respond to them.
Your mobile device provides convenient access to your email, bank and social media accounts. Unfortunately, it can potentially provide the same convenient access for criminals.
Horizon Bank recommends following these tips to keep your information – and your money – safe.
In the last decade cyber-frauds have arisen using increasingly sophisticated technologies…all aimed at separating you from your money. Here is a review of today’s most prevalent frauds, with some advice for keeping your private information secure.