• Five Tips to Avoid Storm-Chaser Scams

    posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

    When severe weather strikes, storm-chasing scammers are looking to profit from unsuspecting homeowners. Learn how to spot a scam in our new blog.

  • How Community Financial Institutions are Powering Strong Communities

    posted by Paul Waltz on Thursday, April 18, 2024

    Powering strong communities is a principle our financial institutions live out every day. It's also a fitting theme to capsulate the unwavering commitment from community financial institutions in helping their accountholders achieve financial goals.

  • Market Watch: Understanding Bitcoin Halving and Its Potential Impact

    posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

    The cryptocurrency market is abuzz with anticipation as another bitcoin halving event approaches. Bitcoin halving occurs approximately once every four years and has historically signaled a significant shift in the cryptocurrency market cycle.

  • Prevent Fraud From Breaking Your Cardholders' Spring Break Plans

    posted by Ryan Dutton on Wednesday, March 13, 2024

    Spring break is often a time for travel. The last thing cardholders want to worry about while they're away is a compromised debit card due to fraud. Here's what our SHAZAM fraud specialists are noticing and what financial institutions can do to protect their cardholders.

  • Spotting and Avoiding Romance Scams

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

    Not everyone is looking for love when online dating. For scammers, they are hoping to swipe right for a payday. Here's how to keep from being broke and heartbroken.

  • The Dangers of Being Polite When It Comes to Keeping Data Secure

    posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

    Accountholders trust financial institutions with their personal information. With that comes the responsibility of protecting it from scammers. Here's how to keep it secure.

  • SHAZAM Payments Association Spotlight

    posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024

    SHAZAM Payments Association is a sponsor of the Center for Payments, a program working to advance the U.S. payment systems through market intelligence and thought leadership.

  • The Qualms of QR Codes

    posted by Mike Burke on Wednesday, December 20, 2023

    Quick-response, or QR codes, are used every day by consumers to view menus at restaurants, pay for parking or get into a concert or sporting event. QR codes offer a measure of convenience for customers and help companies conduct business. But where the money goes, fraudsters will follow. And fake QR codes give bad actors a way to steal consumers' personal information.

  • Protect Your ATMs From Top Hat Attacks

    posted by Mike Burke on Thursday, December 14, 2023

    Recently, we've seen an uptick in top hat attacks, where persistent fraudsters work to gain access to the upper enclosure (top hat) of ATMs. Read our newest blog to learn more.

  • Debunking FedNow Service Misconceptions

    posted by Dan Kramer on Thursday, November 30, 2023

    Dan Kramer, Executive Vice President, Government and Community Affairs, shares some misconceptions about FedNow® Service.