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Is it Real? OR an IRS Phishing Call?

Calls From the IRS: Do They Happen? Shared from a Tax Act blog By Valerie Rind “Hello, Mr. Brown? This is Maria Santos from the IRS,” barked the authoritative voice on the phone. “It’s important that I speak with you about your 2018 income tax return right now. I need some personal information from you.”… Read full post »

NEW Email Phishing — supposedly from EPA — do NOT click

We have heard from a member about getting an email, purportedly from the EPA, with their logo and “Sustainability in Eugene” header. It goes something like this: “The OR Department of Environmental Protection in conjunction with EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) are contacting you to ensure your business is in compliance with Federal Environmental Regulations…. Read full post »

BEWARE — NEW SCAM! ERR Old Scam Revamped

This new Evil Locky Ransomware Strain Evades Machine Learning Security Software Here is the latest tactic in the cat-and-mouse game between cybercrime and security software vendors. The bad guys have come up with a new ransomware phishing attack, tricking users to open, what appears to be, a document scanned from an internal Konica Minolta C224e…. Read full post »

Equifax Cybersecurity Incident

Equifax CEO and Chairman, Rick Smith, reports in this video facts surrounding the Equifax Cyber Breach. On September 7, 2017, Equifax Inc., announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation, the unauthorized access occurred from… Read full post »

Dog DAZE of Summer

  Remember to bring your four-legged friends in. Don’t leave them in the car when you visit any PCFCU branch.  We have doggie treats that are guaranteed to get a woof of approval from even your most finicky pup — and water bowls to help hydrate the furry wonders. Here’s a picture of Oreo discovering the… Read full post »

New Phishing Scheme! Trickbot

Beware — there’s a new phishing scheme that’s running wild out there. It’s called trickbot.  It comes disguised as a bill from a financial institution, and the perpetrators are getting pretty clever about having it look right – the right graphics, right colors, etc. It’s going to be hard to know it’s not real. It… Read full post »

Vacation Skip-A-Payment

The ever loved vacation skip is  B A C K . . .  members can skip a loan payment on each loan with us, in June, July or August.   (Except Visa, Mortgage, or Weatherization loans). No skipping the first month payment on a new loan. Otherwise, see below  . . .  click on the  Skip… Read full post »

Be on the Alert for Fraudulent Text Messages Claiming to be From the N.C.U.A.

The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA our governing body) has received consumer calls about suspicious text messages claiming to come from their agency (NCUA). The messages read: “National Credit Union Administration Alert for (recipient’s phone number). Contact 844-234-5445.” Other fraudulent phone numbers to be alert for are 855-340-1398 and 844-906-0773. These texts are not communications… Read full post »