Fraud and Security Fraud and Security

Safe Online Practices for Consumers

It's Time to Change Your Password

The first of the year is a good time to make New Year resolutions, put fresh batteries in your home smoke detectors and, most importantly, change your online passwords.

Protect Yourself from a Data Breach

In today’s environment chances are good that your card information could be compromised in the future. Here’s what to do if you’re a consumer, a merchant or another type of small business to protect yourself from a security breach.

Staying Safe on Social Media

Social networking sites have become a popular target for cyber criminals. Hackers can use these sites to distribute malware or glean personal information. Here are some tips to help you stay safe online.

5 Things to Know about Identity Theft

The number of identity theft victims goes up every year. Here are five things you need to know about identity theft and what you can do to avoid becoming a statistic.

Keeping Your Identity Secure on Vacation

Tourists are especially vulnerable to ID theft. However, there are ways to protect yourself and your family as you travel.

Finding a Legitimate ID Theft Protection Service

Depending on the services you want, you should be able to discover an option that fits your needs and your budget.

Guard Yourself Against Online Fraud

Pinnacle is partnering with Trusteer, a leading expert in financial security, to offer Trusteer Rapport online fraud protection software.

Podcast: 5 Tips to Reduce Fraud

Do you throw personal financial information in the trash? Can cyber criminals access your PC at home or work? Do you give out confidential information by e-mail or over the phone? Learn more about your potential risks and how you can make yourself a “hard” target rather that an easy one.

FTC Identity Theft Guide: What are the Signs?

The best way to detect identity theft is to monitor your accounts and bank statements each month, and check your credit report on a regular basis.

FTC Identity Theft Guide: How Identity Theft Happens

The FTC estimates that as many as 9 million Americans have their identities stolen each year. The first of our 4-part series on identity theft describes common ways it occurs.

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Tips on Reporting Fraud

Report a Lost or Stolen Debit/Credit Card

If you believe your Pinnacle debit or credit card is lost or stolen, call us immediately.

How to Report Identity Theft

Read this for steps you should take immediately.

How to Obtain Your Free Credit Report

Here's how to get a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months.


Protecting your Privacy


Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some of how your personal information is shared. See how Pinnacle protects your personal data.

Stop Email Fraud


Pinnacle developed a list of the Super Six questions you can ask yourself to help determine the legitimacy of any email.

Trusteer Rapport

Trusteer Rapport

An additional layer of protection for your computer that works alongside anti-virus and firewall to safeguard your sensitive information.