Tips to Avoid Identity Theft

Posted on Mar 19, 2014 in Mobile Banking, Online Banking, Online Security |

If you think you’re safe from identity theft, think again. The bad guys are increasingly successful at obtaining confidential information. The recent news about the Target and Neiman-Marcus security breach illustrates that even competent companies can be vulnerable and divulge personal credit card information. So what can you do to protect yourself and minimize the risk of big-time problems? Here are some tips to help. There are some...

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Getting Social with Your Community Bank

Posted on Feb 6, 2014 in Mobile Banking, Online Security, Peoples Progress e-Newsletter |

We’re constantly amazed at the openness with which some of our customers communicate with us via email and social media. On the one hand, we’re grateful to have engendered such trust and confidence, but on the other hand, we’re scared to death that such information might be abused by criminals who are very good at intercepting such data. Here’s some useful tips that will keep the convenience of online communication safe. Watching the Twitter...

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