For anyone concerned about the Equifax announcement on September 7, 2017 regarding a cybersecurity incident, Equifax has posted information, FAQs and a means by which you can see if your data may have been compromised, as well and opportunity to sign up for free Identity theft protection and credit file monitoring which they are making available […]
Donors from across the globe are giving generously to support victims of the recent earthquake in Nepal. Scammers know this, and these con artists are using social media to fool potential donors into giving to non-existent charities.
How the Facebook Scam Works:
You are on Facebook, and you see a post in your […]
Security Alert! By Tom Clancy, VP Information Technology
Cyber thieves may have collected 1.2 billion passwords! What should you do?
Reports abound that Russian cyber thieves may have acquired 1.2 billion unique username and password combinations, and more than 500 million email addresses from 420,000 websites.
Whether or not such reports are accurate, we recommend a review […]
Set PINs and passwords on your phone’s home screen to prevent unauthorized access to your phone, and set your phone to automatically lock after five minutes or less when your phone is idle.
Don’t modify your smartphone’s security settings. Tampering with your phone’s factory settings, jail breaking, or rooting your phone undermines the built-in security […]
With more and more of us taking confidential work home to process either on a laptop or a home PC, it has become vital to consider whether you are adequately protecting that information. On top of that, we are also using our home PC to store private personal information or conduct personal business online […]
Frustrated with trying to conjure up a password that no one could guess and that you’re not supposed to write down? You’re not alone.
Password Best Practices:
Make your password at least eight characters long, but the longer the better.
Try to avoid repeating characters more than twice.
Make sure it has at least one letter, and one […]
At LCU, we are committed to helping our members to be armed with the latest information about security threats, so you can be proactive in keeping your information safe.
Microsoft has acknowledged a security flaw in its widely used Internet Explorer browser that could put online banking users at risk. The software giant confirmed on […]
IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ONLINE BANKING USERS: Between May 12-30, your Online Banking login process will change. Your private image and pass phrase will no longer be displayed when you log in. Instead, we will be implementing Extended Validation Certificates (a green address bar) that let you visually confirm you are visiting a legitimate secure […]