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:
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.
These days, parents must think about how to keep their children safe online. It's a good idea to check app settings on kids’ phones to be sure that they’re not knowingly or unknowingly sharing things like age, address and phone number etc. when posting to social media.