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How do you create a strong, secure password?

Wondering what a secure password is and how to protect yourself against cybercrime? Find out everything you need to know about creating secure passwords here.

4 min read

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How to recognize and avoid 5 types of phishing attacks

Don’t get hooked by phishing. Learn everything you need to know about the common types of phishing hackers may use to steal your sensitive information.

10 min read

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Fake app testing job ads—what they are and how you can protect yourself

Online fraudsters are increasingly looking for so-called "app testers" on job platforms. Read on to find out what to look out for—and how you can protect yourself.

3 min read

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Protect yourself from smishing scams with this simple guide

Keep your sensitive information safe from SMS-based fraud.

6 min read

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Vishing—a new type of scam

Voice phishing—aka vishing—is on the rise. Learn how to recognize these scams and protect yourself from fraud.

5 min read

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Debit card fraud—what you need to know

Find out how you can protect yourself against debit card fraud.

5 min read

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New PSD2 regulations and how N26 keeps your online payments secure

Online payment processes are changing from January 15, 2021. Here’s what you need to know, and what they mean for you.

3 min read

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Money laundering: how banks stay one step ahead of criminal activity

Money laundering accounts for billions each year. Here’s how banks fight back with anti-money laundering processes to detect suspicious activity.

6 min read

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Deposit protection: why your money is protected

Looking for reassurance that your money is protected? Deposit protection schemes secure the money in your bank account. Here’s how.

5 min read

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N26's Complete Guide to Secure Online Banking

The complete N26 guide to banking safely online

11 min read

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Mastercard 3-D Secure explained: how to stay safe when shopping online

Ever wondered how banks protect your online payments? Learn how Mastercard 3-D Secure technology uses two-factor authentication to keep your money safe when buying online.

7 min read

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“Secure” doesn’t have to mean inaccessible—N26 Security

Just because we make banking simple, doesn’t mean it’s insecure. Learn about the security programs we use to protect your balance and personal data.

2 min read

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What is an ATM skimmer? How to protect your bank account when withdrawing cash

Scams can happen anywhere—find out how to protect yourself.

3 min read