Internet Security

Imposter Scams: What Are They And How Can You Protect Yourself From Them?

Sep 9th, 2021

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

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What was the No. 1 type of fraud Americans reported in 2020? If you guessed imposter scams, you’re correct. The Federal Trade Commission filed nearly 500,000 complaints about imposter scams last year — marking imposter scams the most common form of fraud reported to the FTC in 2020. Imposter scammers lie about their identity — ...

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Tips To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Fraud

Apr 10th, 2019

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

Banking TipsInformation SecurityInternet SecuritySecurity

Trends in social engineering attacks Social engineering is on the rise, so it’s especially important to be vigilant against these attacks. The following are new trends in the world of social engineering:   Vishing: The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) scam: The target receives a call, email, or a visit from a fraudster claiming to be ...

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5 Tips To Protect You From Fraud

Sep 24th, 2018

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

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5 Reasons Why Cash Flow Is Important To Small Businesses At Hillcrest Bank, we enforce strong security procedures to help cautiously and thoroughly protect your information at all times. The confidentiality of your data is always at the forefront of everything we do. We go to great lengths to regularly strengthen how we help protect ...

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Potential Fraud On The Rise – How To Protect Yourself

Feb 27th, 2018

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

Business TipsInformation SecurityInternet SecuritySecurity

5 Reasons Why Cash Flow Is Important To Small Businesses At Hillcrest Bank, we take the protection of your financial well-being very seriously and have experts diligently monitoring for fraud activity. Nobody is safe from potential fraud, which makes everyone a possible victim. The losses can be quick and large, but we make it a ...

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Phishing And Vishing Is On The Rise – What You Need To Know!

Oct 13th, 2017

by: Anna Beam, Vice President | Associate Marketing Director

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5 Reasons Why Cash Flow Is Important To Small Businesses Recently there has been an increase in phishing and vishing scams verifying data from the ‘dark web’ due to the Equifax data breach. Calls might try to trick you into giving personal information. Here are some tips for recognizing and preventing phone scams and imposter ...

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