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Is Credit Monitoring Worth the Cost?

Almost every day we hear about another data breach at a major company, healthcare facility or financial institution. What can you do to protect your information? Several independent companies have sprung up that promise to help protect your identity, such…

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ATM Security Tips

ATMs are a fast and easy way to withdraw cash, check account balances, transfer funds and more. One thing to note, though, is to make sure you use them with security in mind. Here are some important steps you can…

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Pharming

Pharming is the next generation of phishing. It’s a more sophisticated way for thieves to fraudulently obtain personal financial information while you’re online. Where phishing works on one person at a time, pharming grabs large groups of victims at once.…

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Understand & Avoid Phishing

Phishing is a form of Internet piracy. It’s an attempt to fraudulently acquire your personal or financial information - such as passwords, bank and credit card account details - by posing as a trustworthy person or business. Phishing involves fraudulent…

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Keeping Personal Information Secure

Data breaches are on the rise and have become almost commonplace. Identity theft consistently tops the Federal Trade Commission's list of consumer complaints and over 30 million Americans have experienced some type of it.   Keeping Your Personal Information Secure…

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Identity Theft Prevention

Protect yourself and your money! Follow these tips to avoid fraudulent scams and attempts to obtain your personal and financial information. If you suspect that you’ve been a victim of identity theft, contact Tower immediately.   Watch Out for Fraud…

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