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5 popular holiday scams to watch out for this season

Don’t let scammers ruin your holidays. Get informed about these 5 popular holiday scams to protect your wallet.

5 min read

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What is a Trojan horse virus? (and what to do if your system gets infected)

If undetected, Trojan horse can do quite a bit of damage — they operate in the background, stealing sensitive information and compromising the security of your data.

6 min read

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What is a ransomware attack? How to protect your files

Ransomware is a particularly devious kind of cyber attack that can infect your computer and hold your files hostage. Learn more here about how to defend yourself and your devices.

6 min read

Man walking in front of bilboards.

What is adware? What you need to know to keep your system secure

Fed up with pesky pop-up ads while you’re browsing online? There's a chance that adware is the cause — learn more about this type of malware and how to remove it from your system.

6 min read

Person on computer.

What is spyware? How to safeguard your devices

Is your online data safe? A certain type of malware known as spyware is specially designed to infiltrate users’ devices and steal sensitive personal information

6 min read

Person typing on laptop.

Scareware: What it is and how to protect yourself

Scareware scams can be stressful, costly, and time-consuming. Luckily, there are warning signs that can help you spot scareware hiding in plain sight — read on to learn more.

3 min read

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Deposit protection scheme: why your money is protected

Looking for reassurance that your money is protected? Deposit protection schemes help secure the money in your bank account.

5 min read

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Do you have malware on your phone? Here's how to check

Malware on your phone can access your personal info, including your bank details. Here’s how to safeguard your phone against malicious software and what to do if it’s been infected.

5 min read

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Our top financial security resolutions for a safer 2023

Simple and effective new year’s resolutions can safeguard your money and data in 2023 and beyond. Read on for our tips to help kickstart your new financial security habits.

7 min read

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Securing the borderline between product design and product usage: Kyle, Lead Trust & Safety

Security is at the core of everything we do at N26. Kyle from our Trust & Safety team shares insights on why we constantly research potential threats and issues that might compromise your money.

6 min read

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Inside the mind of online scammers: Kristen, Trust & Safety Analyst

Online scams and fraud aren’t new but they evolve constantly. Kristen from N26’s Trust & Safety team analyses and investigates these trends to make online banking even more secure for you.

5 min read

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Striking the balance between ease-of-use and best-in-class security: Cristofor, Product Security Engineer

Security is key in online banking. As a Product Security Engineer, Cristofor is part of the N26 team that checks on and analyses all features at different stages in order to keep your money safe.

5 min read

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How to protect yourself when your phone is lost or stolen

Are you going through that gut-wrenching experience of your phone getting stolen, and you’re wondering what to do? Find out the 5 things you need to do to protect yourself.

5 min read