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

DCU Member News & Info, Security and Scams

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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, …

All About EMV Chip Cards

Security and Scams

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Are you a swiper or a dipper? Chances are, you have at least one EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) chip-enabled card in your wallet. Here’s what you need to know about the new generation of cards. 1.) Increased protection against fraud The main reason behind the switch is to curb rampant credit card fraud in the U.S. Experts pin the …