What Payday Now does to keep you secure
With Payday Now, the safety and security of your financial and personal information is our highest priority. We utilize the most recent methods to ensure that the Payday Now website is safely secure, reliable, and stable to provide a secure and enjoyable experience when it comes to matching lenders for the borrower.
How we can ensure your safety:
- We employ 128 bits of Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption on our website.
- We utilize Cloudflare to prevent access by unauthorized users and potential external attacks
- Vulnerability scanning allows us to defend against security breaches and viruses
- We have additional safety measures that are not disclosed to the public.
Beware of the loan scams
In the wake of the outbreak of COVID-19 the number of scams, in which fraudsters attempt to exploit the crisis to advance their schemes has increased.
How we can protect you:
- Do not respond to messages or calls that ask for personal information.
- Be cautious when sharing financial or personal information
- Do not send money upfront by bank transfer, or money card
- Don’t send cash to someone if you’re not sure of having the loan they offered
- Keep track of all outstanding debts and include contact details for the lender
Beware of scams involving debt collection
Unidentified entities have been sending out illegal fraudulent and fraudulent debt collection requests, falsely pretending to represent lenders. These messages have come by phone or emails, and aren’t being sent out by real lenders.
Warning signs for debt-collection calls:
- The call originates from an unknown number
- The caller speaks with an accent that is foreign or is rude or aggressive
- The person calling threats violence or legal actions.
- The caller is not able to give any information about your outstanding debt
Warning signs for debt-collection emails:
- The email is sent from an account for personal use like Gmail or AOL
- The email domain doesn’t contain the actual domain of the lender, however, it could be similar
- The email requires an immediate payment and gives urgency to pay
- The email may threaten legal or criminal actions against you.
- It threatens you to seize your entire salary and/or wage
Simple security measures to ensure your device secure
It doesn’t matter if you’re using a computer or phone, these are the general security guidelines to keep in mind:
- Always ensure that the operating system (OS) is up-to-date
- Be sure to use an antivirus or firewall as an additional precaution
- Never click on any link or download attachments that you receive in emails from unknown senders.
- Beware of handling sensitive information you are using Wi-Fi that is free