School’s out and the beach and mountains are calling. It is that time of the year when so many of us pack our bags and hit the open road or head to the airport for a well-earned vacation. We may be ready to take a break from our normal lives, but we still need to be cyber secure while we are enjoying our time off!
There are many online bill pay websites that appear to be affiliated with Horizon Bank, but they are not. These are third-party websites that allow people to pay bills via their site. These sites may charge extra fees to process your payment.
The number of scams and malware taking advantage of social media users and platforms is on the rise. Social media scams are easy to create and can target thousands of people at once due to how users interact with pages, posts, and contacts.
With any high-profile event like the Olympics, cybercriminals and scammers will use your interest and try to trick you into visiting malicious websites, opening malicious spam, downloading malware, and falling for scams.
Have you received a txt message recently that you were not expecting? Did not recognize the number? Asked to call back a number? Had a message that said something like “your card has been flagged”?
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.
Our 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. Here’s an update on some of the apps you may want to watch out for, and why.
The American Bankers Association is highlighting eight tips to help online users protect their data and guard against online threats.
If you attempt to use a Horizon Bank ATM that you suspect may have a card skimmer, please report it to us by calling 888-873-2640. And be sure to keep an eye on your account activity as well so you can report fraudulent transactions as quickly as possible.
Horizon recommends the following tips to help individuals and businesses avoid ransomware attacks: