Attacks That Target Online Bank Accounts

Several types of electronic fraud specifically target online banking. Some of the more popular types are described below: Phishing attacks Phishing attacks use fake email messages from from someone pretending to be your bank or other service. These emails asks you to provide sensitive information (name, password, account number, etc) and provides links to a […]

Four-plus ways to Avoid Credit and Debit Card Blocking

Part 2 of Credit and Debit Card Blocking. How to Avoid Blocking To avoid the aggravation that blocking can cause, follow these tips: When you check into a hotel or rent a car — or if a restaurant or other business asks for your card in advance of service — ask if the company is […]

About Credit and Debit Card Blocking

Part 1 of Credit and Debit Card Blocking. Have you ever been told you were over your credit card limit, or had your debit card declined, even though you knew you had available credit, or money in your bank account? If this happened shortly after you stayed in a hotel or rented a car, the […]