Citywide Banks Now Offering Businesses Two ‘Added Security’ Products: IRONKEY Trusted Access & ACH Filters

BANK NEWS – Citywide Banks has released two new products aimed at further enhancing online security for its business customers. IRONKEY Trusted Access is a secure browser that works through a portable USB flash drive that further helps prevent unauthorized account access. IRONKEY’s patented technology is used by Homeland Security, the CIA, and other organizations highly sensitive to online security. The second product, ACH Filters, enables customers to set custom trigger points to help prevent fraudulent ACH transactions. Both IRONKEY and ACH Filters complement the bank’s larger fraud control program and multi-layer security infrastructure. […]

Citywide Banks Launches FRAUDspot on Twitter as Resource for Customers to Get Latest News & Tips on Fraud Prevention

BANK NEWS – Citywide Banks has launched a new Twitter site that will deliver the latest information security news, scam alerts, and consumer news to help businesses and families spot and prevent fraud. The new site, called FRAUD Spot, is available at www.Twitter.com/FRAUDspot. Twitter users can follow @FRAUDspot through their personal Twitter account and automatically receive any messages, alerts, or linked articles ‘tweeted’ through FRAUD Spot. The new Twitter site is separate from the bank’s main site, @CitywideBanks, which delivers economic news, business insights, and general bank announcements. […]

Security Alert: New Text & Email Scams Ask for Private Info

SECURITY ALERT – Citywide Banks has learned a fraudulent text is being sent to customers of multiple local & national banks claiming there is an issue with their debit card. This latest texting scam instructs customers to call a phone number. When dialed, callers are prompted to input their 16-digit card number and other private information. This is a phishing scam aimed to get financial account information. […]

Security Alert: Fraudulent FDIC Emails with Malware

SECURITY ALERT – Citywide Banks has learned that the FDIC has received numerous reports of fraudulent e-mails that appear to be from the FDIC and contain an infected attachment. The fraudulent e-mails have addresses such as “no.reply@fdic.gov” or “notify84zma@fdic.gov” on the “From” line. The message appears, with spelling and grammatical errors, as follows… […]