Resources and Guides - Securing Knowledge
Recently, a major national bank disclosed that a hacking attack left more than 3,400 online accounts experiencing losses totaling up to $2.7 million. Criminals are targeting banking websites every day, but banking corporations are fighting back with substantial resources dedicated to staying ahead of hackers. Savvy customers are fighting back too, by getting smart about common tricks and traps criminals are using to gain access to Social Security numbers, financial data, and other sensitive information. Next time you log in to your banking site, remember the tips below so online banking convenience does not come at too high a price.
Phishing uses bogus emails and faux banking websites to swipe your information.
Similar to phishing, pharming is the hijacking of an official banking site URL to fool users into using a fake site.
Hackers can obtain your account and card numbers by installing keylogging (keystroke-recording) software through unstable public Internet connections.
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