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Below you can find Cyber Security Tips and suggestions from the FDIC on how to better protect your personal information. Basic Computing Security Tips Take extra precautions for logging into bank and...
The US Department of Treasury is warning taxpayers about a ‘frightening’ fraud scam. The U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a warning January 19 advising taxpayers to be aware of callers...
The FBI warns us of the following scams, which seem to be growing in popularity: Online Shopping Scams—If a deal looks too good to be true, it probably is. Steer clear of unfamiliar sites offering...
MUNCIE, Ind. - Be aware that criminals have been making phone calls to customers and non-customers claiming to be First Merchants Bank and Lafayette Bank and Trust regarding their FMB Debit Card. The...
Avoid becoming a victim of fraud this holiday season. Below are six tips to help you avoid becoming a victim in Cyberspace this holiday season for both home and at work. Think twice before clicking...
According to an online statement from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) and the FBI, nearly 2,000 individuals have fallen victim to a wire payment scam across 45 countries, which has led to...
MUNCIE, Ind. - The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has issued a phishing warning regarding the following excerpt: Fictitious correspondence, allegedly issued by the Office of the...
MUNCIE, Ind. - Be aware that the criminals calling your cell phones and home phones are adding a new feature to their attempts to get your information. They are masking the phone number to show your...
MUNCIE, Ind. - The FBI and Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) are warning businesses that a specific email fraud scam is escalating. This scam normally involves a person receiving an email at...
Be aware that a recent increase has been detected in individuals attempting to gain businesses' bank account information in an effort to commit fraud in the future. These attempts do not necessarily...
MUNCIE, Ind. - Be aware that malware called Cryptowall is showing up with increasing frequency. Cryptowall, an updated version of an older type of malware, will encrypt the hard drive on the PC (or...
MUNCIE, Ind. - Many of you have read the  media reports about the Heartbleed bug, an OpenSSL vulnerability that can be used to expose user names and passwords through the use of the Internet. First...
MUNCIE, Ind. - You may have read information regarding the very serious security flaw in iPhones, iPods, and iPads.  The flaw allows hackers to intercept any encrypted data from a user when on a Wi-...
MUNCIE, Ind. - Be aware that criminals have been making phone calls to customers and non-customers claiming to be First Merchants Bank regarding their FMB Debit Card. The caller, which may be a...
There are reports of fraudulent phone calls being placed by criminals purporting to be from the Social Security Office.  The criminals have some information (i.e. name, account number) to make the...

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