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E-Mail about Insurance

Mar 19, 2015

Members may have received a spam email with the subject line: To frineds of UNIVERSITY CREDIT UNION from Charity:-Savings, upto 72% on your-Life Ins. Compare yours instantly Please be assured that this is spam and did not come from University Credit Union nor did University Credit Union share information with this vendor. If you received…

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NCUA Warns of Scammers Using Similar Website Logo, Design

Mar 18, 2015

Scammers using a website with a logo and design similar to that of the National Credit Union Administration are attempting to convince consumers to provide sensitive information or send money. According to the NCUA, consumers have received emails from the National Credit Union website, which is not affiliated in any way with the NCUA, a…

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Anthem Breach Security Breach

Feb 5, 2015

On February 4, 2015, Anthem announced that they have been the target of a sophisticated cyber attack. They have indicated there is no evidence that credit card or medical information was targeted or compromised. At this time, Anthem is working to determine the specifics of the breach including what members are impacted. Anthem will notify…

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University Employee Payroll Scam

Jan 13, 2015

The FBI has released an alert that University employees across the US may be receiving fraudulent emails indicating a change in their human resource status. The email provides a link and asks the employee to log in to a website that looks much like the legitimate site. The scammers then capture credentials, log in to…

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Apple iOS

Nov 14, 2014

A vulnerability in the Apple iOS software has been uncovered that allows an attacker to substitute malware for a legitimate iOS app under a limited set of circumstances. Please be sure to follow the following guidelines: a. Don’t install apps from third-party sources other than Apple’s official App Store. b. Don’t click “Install” on a…

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Home Depot Update

Nov 10, 2014

On November 6, 2014, Home Depot issued an email to their customers warning of a possible phishing/smishing scam that may have occurred simultaneously to the recent payment card breach of their stores. Some Home Depot customer email addresses are reporting to have been acquired during the incident; however, Home Depot has stated that they do…

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POODLE

Oct 17, 2014

A vulnerability has been reported by the Department of Homeland Security indicating that all systems and applications utilizing the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) 3.0 with cipher-block chaining (CBC) mode ciphers may be vulnerable [POODLE]. Because of this, we have disabled the SSLv3 protocol on our systems. Those using Internet Explorer version 6 will need to…

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Shellshock Bash

Sep 26, 2014

A vulnerability has been reported by the Department of Homeland Security in which a flaw may make networks and systems vulnerable to digital attacks. Security is of the utmost importance to UCU and we take these announcements seriously. We continuously monitor our network and systems, and use platforms that have state-of-the-art encryption and security standards.…

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Home Depot Card Breach Update

Sep 19, 2014

On September 8th, Home Depot confirmed that their payment data systems were breached and that it could impact customers who used a debit or credit card at one or more of their U.S. and Canadian stores from April through September 2014. While news sources have indicated that this is the second largest breach in U.S.…

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Large-Scale Hack Uncovered

Aug 5, 2014

A security firm has discovered a large-scale hacking and indicated that upwards of 1.2 billion usernames and passwords have been compromised. UCU is not affected by this. However, if you use the same username and password on multiple sites and one of those sites has been affected, it is highly recommended that you change your passwords…

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