Recent Russian Hacker Alert
Report of Russian Hackers Stealing Passwords
A recent report claims that Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion unique username and password combinations. HEW Federal Credit Union’s online banking service uses the most effective security features, such as multi-layered authentication, to protect members' accounts and identities. While the credit union has not received any reports of fraud related to this incident, we do encourage our members to take proactive steps to guard against fraud. We recommend that members periodically change their passwords to all online accounts and use a unique password for each site. Be diligent in monitoring your accounts online and contact us immediately if you see anything out of the ordinary. Please be aware that you will never receive an email or phone call from HEW Federal Credit Union requesting your username, password, or PIN.
For questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 202-488-5400, toll-free at 800-742-5582.
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