Tips & Alerts
Please rest assured that your information at SCE FCU was not affected by the recent “Heartbleed” computer bug. The problem affects only the variant of SSL.TLS encryption technology known as OpenSSL; however the Credit Union’s secure networks do not utilize that particular variant. If you use your SCE FCU password on other sites, we recommend you change your password – as we cannot verify your password was not compromised through a site not associated with the Credit Union.Read More
Breaking news on December 18th, 2013 reported that a data breach occurred at Target, potentially affecting as many as 40 million debit and credit cardholders. According to Target, you may have been affected if you used your debit or credit card at Target from November 27th to December 15th, 2013...Read More
The FBI reminds holiday shoppers to beware of cyber criminals who are out to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to defraud consumers, from phishing e-mails offering too good to be true deals on brand-name merchandise to offering quick cash to victims...
We’ve received word from SCE FCU members and non-members that they are receiving text messages, portrayed as coming from the Credit Union regarding their debit card. The text asks them to call a number such as (850) 677-3020 regarding their account. When the person calls that number, they’re asked to enter their card number, expiration date and PIN number.Read More
Customers at financial institutions across the country, including some of our members, are receiving calls randomly with a recorded message portrayed as coming from that person’s financial institution. The message advises the person that their debit card has been blocked...Read More
A debit card is an excellent tool to keep cash at your fingertips without carrying around a stack of Benjamins, but when used incorrectly, debit cards leave you susceptible to identity theft, fraud and ATM withdrawal fees...Read More
If the turbulent Los Angeles county housing market – with home values dipping as much as 45 percent since 2006 – has ou confused about refinancing, you've come to the right place. Credit unions are lending a helping hand. Banks continue to tighten their lending practices after offering sub-prime loans...Read More