• Continue reading Cyber tips you should know before your next virtual doctor visit

    October 19, 2020

    Telehealth is a win-win for providers and patients. But you should know the privacy and security risks to protect your sensitive patient data.

  • Continue reading Protecting yourself against social media scams

    October 9, 2020

    Learn to recognize the signs of social media scams to protect yourself and your family members from becoming victims of fraud.

  • Continue reading Securing your data: Give your devices a privacy checkup

    July 13, 2020

    From banking information and email passwords to photos of memorable holidays and life events, our electronic devices store (and in some cases share) many pieces of valuable and sensitive data. Not sure if the information on your devices is as safe and secure as you’d like it to be? VA's Privacy Service recommends giving your devices a privacy checkup.

  • Continue reading VA has security tools to help Veterans guard online privacy during COVID-19

    May 20, 2020

    During the coronavirus pandemic, Americans have turned to accessing critical health care and financial services online and on their mobile devices. VA’s Office of Information and Technology (OIT) has security tools to protect Veterans’ personal information online.

  • Continue reading Veterans have multiple resources for COVID-19 information

    March 23, 2020

    Veterans have multiple resources available for the latest COVID-19, or coronavirus, information. Here are several resources.

  • Continue reading National Data Privacy Day 2020: Tips to Protect Your Personal Data

    January 28, 2020

    Privacy is everyone’s business, and VA leads the charge in protecting data for Veterans, their beneficiaries, and VA employees.

  • Continue reading After years of vigilant service, Veterans must remain vigilant online

    January 22, 2020

    Veterans are twice as likely to lose money to fraud because of identity theft, phishing, impostor scams, and investment, loan, or donation deceptions.

  • Continue reading Veterans can learn about wealth building, investment fraud

    November 25, 2019

    Investment fraud comes in many shapes and sizes and unfortunately these fraudsters sometimes target Veterans. The director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Lori Schock, talked about these topics in a special extended edition of VA News. In the interview, Schock discussed important first steps that Veterans should take to build wealth over time, ways Veterans can minimize the risk of investing and details signs to look for in case an investment is really a scam.

  • Continue reading Veterans benefits scam alert: Beware of scammers impersonating VA attorneys

    May 8, 2018

    Beware of a telephone scam where someone is calling Veterans and requests money to process their claims for benefits.

  • Continue reading Veterans: Guard your card with these 5 tips for safe online shopping

    December 5, 2017

    Here are on how you can shop safely this season and keep from getting more than you bargained for.

  • Continue reading Attention Veterans: Imposter phone line attempting to access credit card information from Choice Program users

    May 11, 2017

    VA would never ask Veterans for credit card information or offer a $100 rebate through the Veterans Choice Program phone line. Help us get the word out about this potential attempt to impersonate VA's phone line.

  • Continue reading Protecting Veterans from tax identity theft: Join us for Twitter chat on Feb. 1

    January 17, 2017

    VA’s More Than a Number identity protection program educates Veterans and their beneficiaries on how to protect themselves from identity theft.