Fraud and Security
Safe Online Practices for Consumers
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tourists are especially vulnerable to ID theft. However, there are ways to protect yourself and your family as you travel.
Depending on the services you want, you should be able to discover an option that fits your needs and your budget.
Pinnacle is partnering with Trusteer, a leading expert in financial security, to offer Trusteer Rapport online fraud protection software.
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.
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.
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.
Tips on Reporting Fraud
If you believe your Pinnacle debit or credit card is lost or stolen, call us immediately.
Read this for steps you should take immediately.
Here's how to get a free copy of your credit report once every 12 months.