Protecting Your Identity and Your Accounts
While the words may sound like a foreign language -- Phishing, Pharming, Vishing, Spyware, Dumpster Diving — they are actually techniques used by thieves to put your identity and finances at risk. And their attacks grow more frequent and sophisticated every year. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the United States. From credit card numbers and ATM PINs, to home addresses and more, every checkout can leave your personal information vulnerable.
Follow these steps so you can shop smart and help keep your identity safe:
How to Protect Your Identity
The simple fact is you can protect yourself against most forms of identity theft. The first step is education. Take a few moments to learn about each of the steps you can take to avoid being a victim.Learn more about Identity Theft Prevention
The security of your personal information is important to us. TFB will never ask for your debit card PIN in an email, text, or on the phone. If you get such a request, call TFB at 800-638-3798.