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eBusiness Solutions: Fraud Prevention Best Practices

September 5, 2018

User ID and Password Guidelines

  • Create a “strong” password with at least 8 characters that includes a combination of mixed case letters, numbers, and special
  • Change your password
  • Never share username, password or token information with anyone, including third-party
  • Avoid using an automatic login feature that saves usernames and and passwords.

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Hackers scam homebuyers out of millions — and it's getting worse

July 11, 2018

According to new data provided by the FBI, in fiscal year 2017, nearly $1 billion ($969 million) was "diverted or attempted to be diverted" from real estate purchase transactions, and wired to "criminally controlled" accounts.

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Concerned about the Equifax breach? Here's what you need to know.

September 14, 2017

Although bankESB is not responsible for this information breach, we feel strongly that all consumers should be educated about the details of the Equifax Credit Bureau breach.  The list of Frequently Asked Questions below were provided by Equifax.  Reading through them will help you to understand the details and options so that you can make an informed choice regarding any action that may be right for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

I’ve been hearing about the Equifax breach in the news. What happened?

Equifax, one of the three major credit bureaus, experienced a massive data breach. The hackers accessed people’s names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. They also stole credit card numbers for about 209,000 people and dispute documents with personal identifying information for about 182,000 people.

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Cyber Security Awareness Month - Spam & Phishing

October 7, 2016

Cybercriminals have become quite savvy in their attempts to lure people in and get you to click on a link or open an attachment.

The email they send can look just like it comes from a financial institution, e-commerce site, government agency or any other service or business.

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Cyber Security Awareness Month - Keep a Clean Machine.

October 1, 2016

The Internet is a powerful and useful tool, but in the same way that you shouldn’t drive without buckling your seat belt or ride a bike without a helmet, you shouldn’t venture online without taking some basic precautions.

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7 Tips for Protecting Yourself Online

February 1, 2016

Though the internet has many advantages, it can also make users vulnerable to fraud, identity theft and other scams. bankESB recommends the following tips to keep you safe online:


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10 Ways to Protect your Mobile Device

January 1, 2016

Your mobile device provides convenient access to your email, bank and social media accounts. Unfortunately, it can potentially provide the same convenient access for criminals. bankESB recommends following these tips to keep your information - and your money - safe.

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Typosquatting Alert

March 2, 2015

Typosquatting, also called URL hijacking or fake url, is a form of cybersquatting, and possibly brandjacking which relies on mistakes such as typographical errors made by Internet users when inputting a website address into a web browser.  For example:

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