Important Tips For Securing Your Personal Information

September 27, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Fraud is nothing new. However, in today’s world it is a lot more prevalent and in some ways easier to accomplish. At the feverish pace at which digital technology grows, we often associate fraud with online activity. And while that is a major source of fraud activity, there is a necessity to protect ourselves both online and offline. The following are a few tips to follow to protect your personal [...]   Read More >

How To Keep Your Devices Secure

September 27, 2019 BY AFFCU in
We live most of our day on computers, tablets, and mobile devices. As our digital connections continue to grow, so does the threat of fraud and information stealing. That’s why it is extremely important to make sure you efficiently secure your devices. Follow these tips to keep your devices secure and information safe. Use Security Software Install anti-virus software, anti-spyware software, and a firewall. Set your preference to update these [...]   Read More >

8 Simple Ways to Protect Your Identity

September 19, 2019 BY AFFCU in
By Tracy Scott Would you know a financial or identity theft scam if you saw one? Most people think they would, but the statistics tell a different story. The list of scams perpetrated by criminals is long, and the cost to consumers is high. Over $47 million was lost by Maryland victims to internet scams in 2018 alone. Fraudsters use online and off-line tactics to gain unauthorized access to your [...]   Read More >

Free Community Shred Event

September 18, 2019 BY AFFCU in
Atlantic Financial Federal Credit Union will be hosting its annual fall shred event on Saturday, October 5, 2019. This event is free for all AFFCU members, and community members, as a courtesy to assist in your identity protection through the secure destruction of confidential information. We will provide secure, on-site commercial document shredding for the speedy destruction of personal documents. Event Details Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:00 AM to 12:00 [...]   Read More >
Online Holiday Shopping

Online Shopping Safety Tips: Nix Cybercriminal’s Naughty Plans This Holiday Season

November 20, 2018 BY AFFCU in
By Tracy Scott It’s hard to believe the holiday season is once again upon us. The good news is that this year you’re prepared. Your list is complete. You’ve checked it twice. Now, you're ready to complete your online holiday shopping for everyone who's been nice. Unfortunately, this is not only one of the busiest times of the year for retailers, but it's also one of the most lucrative for [...]   Read More >