Security Alerts

Important Notice Regarding Trusteer

This notification is to inform you that IBM Trusteer has become aware of a phishing e-mail campaign targeting IBM Trusteer. The campaign started on May 9, 2014. The fraudulent e-mails appear to come from Trusteer with the sender’s e-mail address masquerading as, an e-mail account that is no longer in use. Read More

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Special Notice regarding data breach at Target® stores

If you made credit or debit card purchases in person at a Target store between November 27 and December 15, you may have been affected by a recently revealed data breach.An alert on the Target website describes what happened and what steps they recommend you take to detect or avoid fraudulent use of your credit or debit card information. Read More

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Recent cyber crime trends, and new twists to old ones – March 15, 2013

Have you received a phone call allegedly from “Tech Support” from a familiar software company, reporting that a virus has been detected in your computer? And, of course, they can investigate and, for a fee and your credit card details, they can wipe your computer clean. Read More

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Is it fraudulent? Ask yourself these 3 questions!

Every day, we hear about a new version of fraudulent “Alert” emails that prompt unsuspecting recipients to “open and act.” If they do, it signals the start of big trouble ahead. Read More

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Fraudulent Visa® Calls on the Rise

In recent weeks, some of our customers have been calling with information on a Visa phone scam. These calls are generally automated, the recording claiming to be from Visa. The recording will claim that your Visa card (or card number) has been compromised. It will then prompt you to enter your card number and/or pin number. Do not share or key-in ANY information. Read More

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Free Security Tools

There is a wealth of security solutions available, many of them free of charge to consumers. That’s a good thing for everyone, since secure consumers significantly improve security for Internet banking as a whole. Here is my security shopping list for bank consumers: Read More

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Tip: Dealing with Cyberbullies

According to the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), “bullies are taking advantage of technology to intimidate and harass their victims.” Read More

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Beware of “phishing e-mails”

We want to caution customers to be on alert for potentially targeted “phishing e-mails” resulting from a recent security breach that captured the names and e-mail addresses collected by more than 35 national retailers and financial institutions. Read More

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Important Information About Debit Card Transactions

In an effort to protect our customers after learning of a spike in fraudulent transactions in grocery stores as well as similar stores such as Walmart and Target, we have instituted a block in which customers will now be required to select “Debit” and enter their “PIN” for transactions at these stores when using their United Bank debit card.  Read More

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