DCU Fraud Policy Overview: Debit/Credit Card Data Breaches

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It can be overwhelming with endless reports of data breaches, cyber-attacks and fraud. Here at Directions, we want to help you understand these data breaches as much as possible! First and foremost, data breaches happen at the merchant/business level – not at your financial institution. Directions Credit Union has never experienced a data breach. How data breaches occur Businesses that …

The Equifax Breach And What To Do Next

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In the recent Equifax breach, an estimated 143 million Americans may have had their personal information exposed.  As the situation develops, there seems to be many more questions than answers. So what should you do in the meantime? 1.) Information about the breach While visiting the Equifax Security site, you’ll find easy access to Frequently Asked Questions about the breach …

DCU Fraud Q&A: Debit/Credit Card Data Breach

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Data breaches are becoming more common. Because of this, we put together a quick Q&A to help answer your questions and provide you with instructions on what to do next.   Q: What is a data breach? A: A data breach is when someone infiltrates a merchant’s network and steals customer information. This can include name, address, social security number, …