The Latest on Cyberthreats

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Impostors can come from the least expected places and they are constantly changing their tactics. That’s why it is so important to always be on alert. While USAA uses sophisticated detection processes, we are most effective in fighting fraud when we work together with our members. Here are three posts to help educate, protect and report the latest cybersecurity news and imposter scams. 




USAA Community Identifying Imposter Scams.pngHow to Detect an Impostor Scam in Real Life

(Ring, Ring, Ring) “Wait! Why is USAA Contacting Me?” You look at the caller-id and it says “USAA” across the top. It’s not a 1-800 or a 1-877 number, but when you answer, the caller says they are with USAA Bank and now asks for your customer service identification number to verify you...STOP, VERIFY and REPORT! Read more.




USAA_Community_Top Covid Scams.jpgWays to Help Prevent Top 5 COVID 19 Scams

While the world is focused on the coronavirus (COVID-19), criminals are taking advantage of the situation. Here are some of the top scams to look out for... Read More.



USAA Community Be Safe Cyber Threats Never End.jpgBe Safe: Cyber Threats Never End
“We are seeing coronavirus-related phishing attacks and we are seeing them at USAA,” warns Michael Stewart, assistant vice president of information security at USAA. “We are seeing emails advertising alleged coronavirus-related benefits and others from a healthcare perspective.” Read More






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Banks Never Ask That!
Fraudsters pose as credible organizations, such as banks and the IRS, “phishing" for your information. Check out this #BanksNeverAskThat infographic
 to learn three common ways people can get phished. Read More



Stay safe! Have you been a target of any scams? Share how you kept your information safe.


Related links:

USAA Security Center


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