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?
STEPS TO TAKE:
- 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: www.ic3.gov
Consumer Fraud (Department of Justice Homepage): www.usdoj.gov
Federal Trade Commission (FTS) Consumer Response Center: www.ftc.gov
Consumer Guides and Protection: www.usa.gov
Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force: www.stopfraud.gov
On Guard Online: www.onguardonline.gov
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