Online Banking Security

Your Online Banking Security

Community 1st Bank is serious about keeping your personal information and accounts safe and secure. So, we want you to have the following information about internet banking, the things we do to protect you, and the things that you can do on your own to keep your computer and smartphone safe and your information secure.

Microsoft will cease its support of Windows XP on April 8th, 2014. What does this mean? Microsoft no longer protects Windows XP users with security patches and updates. Security patches and updates are important to deter criminals who frequently find unauthorized access into computers. What do you need to do to protect your computer?


  • Upgrade to Windows 7 or higher and run security updates frequently
  • Purchase and maintain antivirus software

To find more information go to the following link.

Resources for More Information

Internet Crime Complaint:

Consumer Fraud (Department of Justice Homepage):

Federal Trade Commission (FTS) Consumer Response Center:

Consumer Guides and Protection:

Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force:

On Guard Online:

Link to FDIC online brochure on Tips for Safe Banking Over the Internet

Link to FDIC online video Don't Be an On-line Victim: How to Guard Against Internet Thieves and Electronic Scams

Credit Reporting Bureaus


Place a fraud alert: 1-888-766-0008

Order a credit report: 1-800-685-1111

P.O. Box 740241

Atlanta, GA 30374


Place a fraud alert: 1-888-397-3742

Order a credit report: 1-888-397-3742

475 Anton Blvd.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626


Place a fraud alert: 1-800-680-7289

Order a credit report: 1-800-888-4213

P.O. Box 6790

Fullerton, CA 92834