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.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-support-help


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

Equifax

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

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

P.O. Box 740241

Atlanta, GA 30374

Experian

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

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

475 Anton Blvd.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Transunion

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

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

P.O. Box 6790

Fullerton, CA 92834