Credit Check Pop-Up Scam
If you get a pop-up message about a free credit check or stating you have a message about suspicious activity online, do not click on the link. Wings Financial does not offer free credit reports and would not alert you via a pop-up message about activity on your account.
Malware is one of the greatest threats to your PC's security. There are numerous types of malware, and they are constantly changing. Be sure to keep your virus protection software updated, your operating system and browsers updated with the latest patches and run regular virus scans on your home computer.
Email Phishing Scams
A new series of email phishing attempts will tempt you to visit a Web site to either input sensitive data (card numbers) or download attachments containing malware. DO NOT click the links or open any attachments associated with these emails. If you encounter emails with suspicious subjects, such as those below, just delete them:
Other Known Scams
- Subject: Notice of Underreported Income (This email appears to be from the IRS)
- Subject: Your VISA card is temporarily locked (Appears to be from VISA)
- Subject: Rejected ACH transaction, please review the transaction report (attempts to trick consumers into giving information related to an ACH transaction)