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First Flight Named to Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions List

First Flight Federal Credit Union was named to the 2014 edition of the Top 200 Healthiest Credit Unions in America released by DepositAccounts.com.  To celebrate, we are making it easier than ever to join First Flight!  For a limited time, join online and First Flight will deposit $50 into your membership savings account!  Click here for stories about how First Flight has helped our members.

To join one of America's healthiest credit unions and receive $50, click below and select "Open A Primary Account".  Our member support team is available to assist you by Live Chat, Phone (800) 807-0766, or email.

*Offer valid on first 75 accounts opened according to promotional guidelines.  Offer subject to change at anytime. 
 

Heartbleed Bug Notice

Security researchers recently announced the Heartbleed Bug, a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. The bug poses a threat to the security of certain Internet applications and servers. However, First Flight’s initial research does not indicate any vulnerabilities in our online banking system. We will continue to closely monitor the situation and communicate any updates as they become available.

 

 Phishing Alert: Automated Call and Text Scam 

There has been an increase in reports from banks and credit unions around the U.S. whose customers are receiving automated calls and text messages asking them to enter personal information over the phone.  Known as “phishing,” these calls are a fraudulent attempt to steal member’s debit and credit card information.  Members should immediately hang up and disregard these calls and text messages.  
 
Please be advised:  First Flight will never ask for your personal information, including credit or debit card numbers, during an automated or unsolicited phone call or text message. If you receive a call or text asking for information, please hang up immediately and do not respond.    If you think your account has been compromised or you are a victim of fraud, please contact us immediately at 800-807-0766.
   
 

Target Compromise Update

On December 19, 2013, Target announced a security breach that resulted in unauthorized access to payment card data.  On January 10, 2014, Target announced as part of its ongoing investigation, it has learned that additional customer information was taken during the recent breach.  The additional data removed from Target's systems may include customer name, mailing address, phone number and email address for up to 70 million individuals.  First Flight is committed to protecting our members' accounts and we encourage you to monitor your accounts and notify us of any suspicious activity.  Please refer to these frequently asked questions and answers for additional information pertaining to the breach-  Target Breach QA
 

 

Counterfeit Official Check Advisory

Please be advised that counterfeit official checks appearing to be drawn on First Flight FCU are being presented nationwide in connection with an employment scam.   Counterfeit official check scams are on the rise across the financial institution industry and First Flight encourages you to proceed with caution when accepting checks from someone you do not know.  As always, you may call us at 800-807-0766 to verify the validity of an official check before depositing.  

 

 

Microsoft XP Notification

Microsoft will discontinue providing updates to Windows XP on April 8, 2014. These updates include important security patches that protect your computer from vulnerabilities that may be exploited by malware or viruses.  In order to remain protected Microsoft recommends that you upgrade your operating system to a newer version. If you continue to use Windows XP after April 8th, your computer will still work but you will become vulnerable to security risks. If your computer becomes compromised, hackers could obtain access to your personal information including, but not limited to, access to your accounts at First Flight FCU and other financial institutions, email accounts, and social media accounts.
Microsoft will continue to support Windows 8.1, Windows 7 and Windows Vista. If you need help determining which Windows operating system you are running- click here.  For additional information about how to upgrade your computer if you are running Windows XP- click here.
 

 

Apple Security Update

Apple has released a critical security update to address a potential vulnerability and security patch for its Mac, iPhone, iPad and iPod devices.  Apple has recommended that users of these devices immediately take steps to reduce security risk by updating to the latest version of their devices operation system.  The update is available for iOS7, iOS6, and OSX desktop platforms can be found under "Software Update" in general settings.  The security of our online and mobile banking offerings continues to be a top priority.  We are monitoring the situation and will inform you if updates become available. 
  

 

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