SCAM ALERT: Sandia Area members are continuing to report fraudulent phone calls and text messages from people claiming to be Sandia Area member representatives. This includes spoofed phone numbers which appear to originate from Sandia Area. Please be aware that Sandia Area will NEVER initiate a phone call or text message asking for your online banking credentials or to request a transfer of funds. Learn more ►
Social networking is an excellent way to stay connected with your friends, family and even Sandia Area. Networking on social media can be a valuable resource for learning about products and services, asking questions or sharing opinions. But as with other content on the web, we recommend using caution when visiting social networking sites or "friending" others. Follow our tips to protect yourself against social networking fraud and identity theft.
With more and more people joining social networks, there has been increased danger of social engineering, a form of identity theft where thieves gather personal information from available sections of social networking sites.
By taking the following precautions, you can guard against social networking fraud.
Every day, you share information about yourself with businesses and their affiliates. In fact, you might not realize just how often it happens.
The things kids post online could have an impact on people in the real world.