Online security is a mutual responsibility. Cardinal offers a variety of tools and resources to help protect your accounts. However, you have a responsibility to ensure your accounts are protected as well. Check this page regularly for tips and tools you can use to stay safe online.
Security Tip of the Week
Wipe your old mobile device before you donate, sell or trade-in using specialized software or using the manufacturer’s recommended technique such as a hard reset or factory reset. Some software also allows you to wipe your device remotely if it is lost or stolen. If your phone has a SIM or SD card, remove or erase the card prior to separation. Always power back on and double check your device for phone contacts, voicemails, emails, photos and other personal data to ensure the device was reset properly.
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Smishing and Vishing – How To Protect Yourself
Most of us are now on the lookout for Phishing emails. Some fraudsters have turned their attention to text messages and voice calling. SMiShing (combination of SMS, Short Message Service protocol used to send text messages and Phishing) as well as Vishing (Voice Phishing) is on the rise. Fraudsters are bypassing your inbox and calling/texting your home or mobile devices. All flavors of Phishing (email, phone, and text) attempt to gain personal, confidential information to conduct fraudulent transactions. Read Full Article
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