Security Alert – New Malware Scam Targets Online Banking Token Users Across U.S.

SECURITY ALERT – Citywide Banks has received reports of an active malware scam targeting online banking security token users at U.S. banks. This potential threat may apply to some Citywide Banks business customers that use security tokens to access their account online. As with any potential threat, we urge you NOT to respond to any other unsolicited requests for personal and financial account information. This latest fraud scam could be in the form of an email, text message, or a pop-up browser window. […]

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… […]