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Safe & Secure: Why Device Software Updates Are So Important

Don’t overlook the fact that technology is rapidly changing. In order to keep your personal information safe and secure and enjoy your device to its fullest potential, you must update it regularly. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | March 5, 2021

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Protecting Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Elder Financial Abuse

Updated March 4, 2021 Read More.

SouthEast Bank | March 3, 2021

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Online Security for Kids

Kids' lives are online more than ever, from socializing with friends and interacting with the family to online learning and education. As parents, we want to make sure they do so in a safe and secure manner. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | September 17, 2020

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What is Microsoft Windows Notification Tech Support Scam?

The Microsoft Windows Notification tech support scam displays a popup that pretends to be a Microsoft notification. This notification will state that your computer is infected and was locked. The scammers then tell the user to call a listed phone number to receive help. Read More.

Source: BleepingComputer | August 27, 2020

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The Importance of Updating Your Devices' Software

You may not realize it, but cyber attackers are constantly looking for new vulnerabilities and weaknesses in the software people use every day. This software may run your laptop, the mobile apps you use on your smartphone, or even the software in your devices at home. Read More.

ISO Joe | May 20, 2020

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Unconventional COVID-19 Email Scams You Need to Know

In a previous post we shared some ways scammers are using the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak to take advantage of unsuspecting people, and though we we’re not located in major cities like New York City or Chicago, and Middle and East Tennessee residents should still be on alert. Read More.

ISO Joe | April 21, 2020

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Be Alert for These Coronavirus Email Scams

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeing a rise in scams capitalizing on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and the Middle and East Tennessee community is at risk. Fraudsters are preying on your fear and sending all sorts of scams related to the Coronavirus. Read More.

ISO Joe | April 1, 2020

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Scam of the Week: Exploiting the Coronavirus

Look out! The bad guys are preying on your fear and sending all sorts of scams related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More.

ISO Joe | March 12, 2020

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Watch Out for This Clever New Credit Card Phishing Scam

Look out! The bad guys are sending a new, attention-grabbing phishing email and they’re targeting the customers of major credit card companies. Read More.

ISO Joe | February 19, 2020

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WVLT Wallet Wednesday: Protecting Against Elderly Financial Abuse (Video)

SouthEast Bank's Chief Compliance Officer, Wayne Hood, sat down with Knoxville's WVLT to share the dangers of elderly financial abuse and steps you can take to protect against scams. Read More.

SouthEast Bank | January 16, 2020

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