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Welcome to United Heritage Credit Union's Security Center. In this area, we provide information concerning the latest security threats and helpful tips to protect yourself and your finances.

4 Types of Student Scams and How to Avoid Them

Posted on August 20, 2019 Security Center, Your Money 0 comments

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From registering for classes to finding housing, going back to school for the semester can feel like an endless to-do list. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with forms, payments, and schedules. And that’s what fraudsters and con artists are counting on to work their scams. But what they’re not counting on is you seeing right through their antics. UHCU is here to help by spreading awareness of the types of scams criminals are peddling during the back-to-school season.

Internet Explorer Browser Support Ending

Posted on August 12, 2019 Security Center, UHCU Happenings 0 comments

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Microsoft announced earlier this year that they plan to end support for most versions of Internet Explorer (IE) in January 2020. Prior to this, support for IE 10 and older ended 1.12.16. What does this mean for UHCU members? Read the full post for details and information to prepare for the updates.
 

3 Steps to Take When Your Card is Compromised

Posted on August 2, 2019 Security Center 0 comments

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Seeing a fraudulent charge on your credit or debit card may make your heart race, but it’s not a moment to panic. Rather, it’s the time to keep a cool head and take deliberate steps to protect your finances and identity. At UHCU, we help people work through the complications of having a compromised card. Responding quickly is important, and we suggest taking these three steps right away if you think your card has been compromised.

That International Call Could Be a Wangiri Scam

Posted on August 2, 2019 Security Center 0 comments

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There’s a new robocall scam hitting the mobile phone scene and unlike others, this one is baiting you to call back. Dubbed Wangiri scams – Japanese for “one-ring and cut” – you will get an incoming call that disconnects quickly after one ring. If you call back, you’ll be unknowingly connected to a toll number that charges fees to your carrier. Read the full post for more details.

Fraudulent UHCU Official Checks

Posted on July 8, 2019 Security Center 0 comments

Recently, United Heritage Credit Union became aware of individuals receiving fraudulent Official Checks containing the UHCU name and logo in the mail along with a pamphlet instructing the recipient to participate in a “Secret Shopper” program. Please read the full post for more details on this recent scam.

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