Reminder – Citywide Banks Hosting Free Shredding Event for Community on October 3rd

Reminder – Citywide Banks Hosting Free Shredding Event for Community on October 3rd […]

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. […]

Safety Tips to Help Protect Your Mobile Phone

INFO SECURITY TIPS – Our mobile phones are getting smarter. That means we are all doing more with them. However, that also means our smartphones are increasingly becoming a target for cybercriminals. For example, the IC3, a partnership between the Federal Burea of Investigation and the National White Collar Crime Center, put out a special alert on October 12 warning of another malware attack that specifically targets the operating system on Android mobile devices (click here to view full alert). Therefore, it is a good idea to make sure you are paying attention to things you can do to help protect your phone against information intruders. […]

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… […]