Tips & Alerts

Heartbleed Computer Bug

Apr 10, 2014 | 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.

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Important Information Regarding Target Corporation Credit and Debit Card Security Breach

Dec 19, 2013 | Tips & Alerts

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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...

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FBI Holiday Shopping Tips

Nov 28, 2013 | Tips & Alerts

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...

 

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Fraud Risk Alert!

Nov 15, 2013 | Tips & Alerts

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.

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SCE Federal Credit Union Offers Advice on Protecting Your Mobile Phone from Malware

Oct 17, 2012 | Tips & Alerts

People use their mobile phones for almost everything, including mobile banking. Accordingly, SCE Federal Credit Union now offers Deposit Anywhere, which allows members to securely deposit checks into their account right from their Android or iPhone...

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ALERT: Telephone Phishing Scam on Debit Cards

Aug 21, 2012 | Tips & Alerts

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...

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SCE Federal Credit Union Debit Card Do's and Don'ts

Jul 24, 2012 | Tips & Alerts

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...

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SCE Federal Credit Union's Financial Fitness Checklist

Jul 17, 2012 | Tips & Alerts

Considering that US consumer debt topped $11.4 trillion in 2011, it's no surprise that many people are unable or unsure how to flex their financial muscles. For that reason, SCE Federal Credit Union has created a financial fitness checklist to help consumers get in financial shape...

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SCE Federal Credit Union Protects Members from Scammers, Hackers and Identity Thieves

Jul 12, 2012 | Tips & Alerts

Every year close to nine million Americans have their identities stolen, according to the Federal Trade Commission. SCE Federal Credit Union wants to help you avoid becoming one of them...

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SCE Federal Credit Union Provides the 1, 2, 3s of Mortgage Refinancing

Jul 09, 2012 | Tips & Alerts

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...

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