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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

Smurfing: Don’t become a money mule!

With smurfing, a money mule—often unwittingly—helps criminals launder money that was earned illegally. Here, you’ll learn how to recognize and avoid getting caught up in these schemes.

9 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

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Romance scams: what are they and how to protect yourself

Romance scams are one of the fastest-growing types of online fraud. In this article, we help you understand how to recognize romance scams and give you some key information to better protect yourself.

5 min read

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How to avoid falling for grandparent scams

Fraudsters are specifically targeting older people by posing as their grandchildren or young relatives. Find out how to protect your (grand)parents and other loved ones from getting conned.

7 min read

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Internet shoppers young and old are falling for fake websites—here’s why

Fake websites are now being targeted at different age groups. The most at risk? Millennials and Gen Z. Here’s what to watch out for so you don’t fall for an online scam.

8 min read

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What to do if you receive phishing emails and scam texts

At N26, your security is our top priority. That’s why we created this guide to how to spot phishing scams and what to do if you receive suspicious messages.

3 min read

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What is social engineering? How to protect yourself from online fraud

Social engineering is a particularly deceptive form of online fraud. Read on to learn how to keep yourself—and your data—safe.

7 min read

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Job scamming—how N26 protects you

At N26, the security of your data is our top priority. Read on to learn which security measures we employ to protect you against job scamming and other fraud attempts.

5 min read

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Is cryptocurrency safe? Things to be aware of

Cryptocurrencies may be more secure than other types of currency, and riskier in others. Before buying or selling crypto, you’ll want to be aware of potential scams and other pitfalls to look out for.

10 min read

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How to protect yourself from Pharming

Pharming is a particularly cunning form of phishing. Here, we explain how it works and the best ways to protect yourself when browsing the web.

5 min read

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Protect yourself from smishing scams with this simple guide

Keep your sensitive information safe from SMS-based fraud.

5 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