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Monday, August 13, 2018

UnityPoint data breach: What to do next

Recently one of Iowa's main hospital and clinic systems, UnityPoint Health, notified about 1.4 million patients that their information might have been breached by a phishing email attack

As data breaches become more common, regularly monitor your financial accounts and credit report using the many tools that Dupaco offers. Here's how:


Monitor your accounts regularly

Through Shine Online Banking, monitor your transactions every day, and set up free eNotifiers to alert you by text and/or e-mail of activity on your accounts.

Related: Let your accounts tell you what they're up to

Monitor your credit report

Through Bright Track inside Shine Online Banking, you can access your full credit report and your credit score as often as you wish. Access to Bright Track is a free benefit of Dupaco membership. Regularly monitor your credit report to keep an eye out for any fraudulent activity. Dupaco advises reviewing your credit report every month.

Related: Getting started using Bright Track

Insure your good name

At $1.95 per month, Family ID Restoration is protection from Dupaco that covers you and your family if you should become the victim of identity theft. The coverage also provides you with a Certified Resolution Specialist to help restore your identity including working with credit bureaus, the Social Security Administration, the U.S. Postal Service, the police department, the Department of Motor Vehicles, the IRS and your financial institution(s). To enroll in this service, please contact Dupaco at service@dupaco.com or call 800-373-7600, ext. 0.

Related: Detect and respond to identity theft and fraud with Family ID Restoration

Should you become a victim of fraud or see suspicious activity on your account, Dupaco is here to help. Call Dupaco immediately if you believe you suspect you are a victim of fraud.

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