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Security Watch

Stay informed about trending fraud and scams.

Protecting your privacy and security is our priority. Sophisticated fraudsters create scams designed to steal and profit from your private information. Our goal is to provide you with information on trending security topics so you can protect yourself by identifying and avoiding fraud and scams.

 


Latest Alert: 7/19/2022

Active Social Media Phishing Scam.

We are aware of fake social media accounts claiming to be Fulton Bank and offering prizes. Remember that we do not request your personal data, username or password through solicitations. Requests like that are fraudulent, so keep your info safe and don’t respond.


 

Tech Support scams are on the rise.

  • If you receive an unsolicited email, phone call, or pop up ad saying that you have a virus on your computer, never respond. More importantly, never allow the caller remote access to your computer. The FTC outlines what to look for

Don’t get scammed when using social media.

  • According to the Federal Trade Commission, more than one in four people who reported losing money to fraud in 2021 said it started on social media with an ad, a post, or a message. Today, social media is  far more profitable to scammers than any other method of reaching people. Follow the FTC's 5 key steps to guard yourself.

What is formjacking? (and what you can do to protect against it.)

  • Formjacking is a scam that is used by cybercriminals to hack a website and take over the functionality of the site's form page to collect sensitive user information. (It appears as a legitimate form from a website). Formjacking is designed to steal credit card details and other information from payment forms that can be captured on the checkout pages of websites.

Here are 4 things you can do to spot formjacking and what to do if you become a victim.

Tips for enhancing your online security

  • Online fraud occurs when someone poses as a legitimate company to obtain sensitive personal data and illegally conducts transactions on your existing accounts. Often called "phishing" or "spoofing," the most common methods of online fraud are fake email, websites, pop-up windows, or any combination of these. Learn more mobile and online security.

Scams are on the rise. Stay a step ahead with tips from CISA.gov

Security & Fraud Protection

Your security is important to us. If you’ve lost your wallet or credit and debit cards, please contact us immediately. We can quickly take steps to reduce the risk of financial loss and identify fraud.