Category: Featured

Secure your mobile devices

Did you know? The term “mobile devices” means more than just our cell phones; it includes tablets, wearables like watches, and now “smart devices” – all of those gadgets we connect to our networks at home (think thermostats, refrigerators, TVs...

/ January 22, 2021

Warning signs of a “stimulus” check scam

With the recent signing of the Coronavirus relief bill, AKA Stimulus Check bill, into law, the second round of stimulus funds are on their way. Now that the promise of additional funds have become reality, criminals are increasing their tactics...

/ December 30, 2020

Shopping Safely Online in 2020

If you are like me, you want to ensure that this Holiday season is filled with some sense of normalcy and cheer. Shopping online will definitely be on my long list of “to-do’s” but how do you do that and...

/ November 19, 2020

Scammers impersonating banks

I am excited to announce that Wilson Bank has partnered with American Bankers Association (ABA) and other banks across the country in the national #BanksNeverAskThat campaign. This is a national campaign designed around the annual October National Cybersecurity Awareness month....

/ October 26, 2020

#BanksNeverAskThat

I am excited to announce that Wilson Bank has partnered with American Bankers Association (ABA) and other banks across the country in the national #BanksNeverAskThat campaign. This is a national campaign designed around National Cybersecurity Awareness month every October. If...

/ October 5, 2020

Security Quick Tips

If you have read my blog for any length of time, you know that I love quick tips. Information that is easy to digest, relevant, and fast is always beneficial in my book. 5 easy tips Security should always be...

/ August 20, 2020

Your information and Unemployment Benefit Fraud

Criminals and fraudsters are employing their fraud tactics again, this time by using innocent Americans’ information. Welcome to Unemployment Benefit Fraud – a new tactic where online criminals use your information to apply for unemployment benefits, usually in other states....

/ July 6, 2020

Disputing credit report entries

Recently, I wrote an article on enhancements to the free annual credit check. Now that you have checked your credit, consider this example: Bob checks his credit and finds that he is listed as a secondary applicant on a home...

/ June 24, 2020

Enhancements to the Free Credit Check

Checking your credit is paramount to protecting your identity. Checking your credit allows you to see if there have been any fraudulent charges using your personally identifiable information, or PII. Legislation has been in place for years to allow free...

/ June 11, 2020

How your business can avoid PPP scams

PPP loans have been rolling out since early April, with intermittent gaps related to funding of the program. Scammers, however, have been in full force since COVID-19 first hit the news. Businesses and consumers both have found themselves in the...

/ May 13, 2020