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Teaching Kids And Teens Smart Money Habits

  Think back to how you formed your financial habits. Did you learn everything you needed in school? From your parents? If you could go back and talk to your younger self, what financial pitfalls would you tell yourself to avoid? If you have children of your own, you may be wondering how and when… Read full post »

Don’t Be Fooled by this Apple ID Locked e-mail

Interestingly enough this email sent to Apple phone users stating the Apple ID is locked and needs to be unlocked by clicking on a link and giving information … is kind of silly. If the Apple ID is locked, how are we able to use an apple devise to click on a link? This (below)… Read full post »

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

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 »