To help you better protect your financial accounts, KeyBank regularly shares alerts on widespread fraud activities. Check back often to keep tabs on the latest cybersecurity issues you may encounter.

Alerts

Beware of Calls Appearing to Come from Familiar Entities

Scammers are calling and using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they are from a trusted entity – like your bank or a government agency. The practice is known as Caller ID spoofing, and scammers are using this technique in an attempt to gain access to your personal data and finances.

February 2019
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Beware of Pop-up Scams Requesting Remote Access to your Computer

Pop-up scams involve fraudulent messages that “pop up” for users when they are surfing the web. In many cases, cyber criminals infect otherwise legitimate websites with malicious code that causes these pop-up messages to appear when people visit them.

December 2018
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Protect Against Mobile Phone Number "Port-Out" Scams

The “port-out” scam is used by identity thieves once they have collected critical information about you -- through phishing attempts or from major data breaches. Here is what you need to know.

August 2018
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Beware of SMiShing (phishing text messages) Appearing to Come from KeyBank

Key employees, clients and non-clients have reported that they’ve recently received suspicious text messages (a.k.a. SMiShing) claiming to be from KeyBank. These text messages are not from KeyBank and should not be trusted.

August 2018
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Be Aware of Email Account Compromise Scams

Email Account Compromise (EAC), also known as account hijacking, is a sophisticated scam that targets the general public and professionals associated with, but not limited to, financial and lending institutions, real estate companies, and law firms.

December 2017
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Concerned about identity theft post-Equifax? KeyBank can help!

While the Equifax data breach is fading from the headlines, we know clients continue to have questions and concerns about the data breach’s long term impact. Bank accounts, including credit and debit card accounts, are prime targets for hackers who’ve access personal information.

October 2017