Security Alerts

Keeping tabs on the latest fraud techniques is a powerful way to help thwart cyber-crooks. KeyBank monitors current security alerts to equip you with the knowledge you need to help protect yourself across all your online activity.

Our last five Security Alerts are listed below.


Be aware of potential phishing scams appearing to come from KeyBank

September 2016 - Instances of fraud in the form of phishing scams are especially prevalent in the wake of widely publicized bank mergers or acquisitions. All KeyBank and First Niagara clients should understand that KeyBank will never ask them to remedy a problem in an unsolicited email, text message or phone call; and should be aware of the types of phishing scams that may be perpetuated during this time to help avoid becoming a victim.

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Be Aware of Louisiana Flood Disaster Scams

8/2016 - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on scams that cite the recent flood disaster in Louisiana.

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Be Aware of Phony Text Messages Appearing to Come from Key

6/2016 - Reports indicate that Key clients and consumers are receiving suspicious text messages (a.k.a. SMiShing) claiming to be from Key asking for personal information to unlock their accounts. Learn more...

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Beware of official-sounding calls about an “email hack”

4/2016 - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has released an alert on a new twist to the tech-support themed telephone scams. Learn more…

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Be Aware of Phony Loan Application Emails Appearing to Come from Key

11/2015 - Reports indicate that some individuals have received fraudulent emails from parties claiming to be from Key asking them to open an attached loan document.

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