PRIVACY AND SECURITY TIPS
At Cumberland Valley National Bank we take your privacy and the security of your information very seriously. It is important that you take it seriously too. Let’s work together. Below we have provided helpful information and tips that will help protect you and your sensitive information.
Together we can make the Internet safer. The National Cyber Security Alliance has more information about staying safe.
Don’t make it easy for someone to steal your identity! A thief could rummage through your trash, steal your mail, or steal your purse or wallet. A thief could even contact you by phone or email, acting as a representative of a company or your bank.
Here are some great resources to help you prevent identity theft: Fighting Back Against Identity Theft. If you suspect someone has stolen your identity, contact one of the three major reporting agencies and place a fraud alert on your credit reports:
Internet scammers casting about for people's financial information have a new way to lure unsuspecting victims: They go "phishing." Phishing is a high-tech scam that uses spam or pop-up messages to deceive you into disclosing your credit card numbers, bank account information, Social Security number, passwords, or other sensitive information.
Report suspicious activity to the FTC. If you get spam that is phishing for information, contact ReportFraud.gov. If you believe you've been scammed, visit the Federal Trade Commission, and then visit the FTC's Identity Theft site to learn how to minimize your risk of damage from ID theft. Visit FTC's Spam FAQ to learn other ways to avoid email scams and deal with deceptive spam.
Don’t let a lack of device safety allow others to obtain your personal information. Take a look at the resources provide to help with your device safety.
It is important to protect your card and make wise choices when using an ATM. Here are some great ATM Safety Tips.
Fake Check Information
If it’s too good to be true, maybe you should learn more. Learn more about Fake Checks. You will be glad you did.