Monthly Archives: February 2017

Visa Fraud Center Calling…Legit or Not?

You glance at your ringing phone and the number is one you don’t recognize – chances are you let it go to voice mail.  Once you get around to listening to it, the message states it is the Visa Fraud Center, and they are calling regarding possible fraud on your card. They proceed to ask… See full article »

Protect Your Cards

Have You added Visa Purchase Alerts to your RGFCU Check Card? Sign up today! The program is FREE, EASY, & SECURE. It’s run directly through VISA and your RGFCU EMV Card is eligible to take part (Your other Visa cards may also be eligible and can be linked to your profile). Log onto the website: https://purchasealerts.visa.com/vca-web/login First you… See full article »

Fake Netflix App is Actually Ransomware

Kaspersky Security has warned on their blog: “People are downloading a new app, looking to get free access to Netflix accounts. What they’re actually getting is a malware strain called Netix that encrypts users’ data and demands $100 in bitcoins to unlock their files. The program, called “Netflix Login Generator” is downloaded by users looking to gain… See full article »

InterContinental chain confirms breach at 12 hotels

February 7, 2017 KrebsOnSecurity reports that InterContinental Hotels Group, a parent company for hotels including Holiday Inn, has confirmed a credit and debit card data breach affecting bars and restaurants at 12 of its properties between August and December 2016. Stolen data included cardholders’ names, card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes. IHG operates… See full article »

Have you heard of Shimming?

The RGFCU would like to share some information with you regarding a credit/debit card shimming.  The following is a part of an article from Krebs Security that we believe explains shimming and offers ways to protect yourself. As the US banks continue to make the shift to chip-based credit and debit cards, a new form… See full article »