You Can Never Be Too Prepared
When it comes to keeping yourself safe online, it seems there's always something new to learn. That's why at Bank Michigan we're constantly looking for helpful information that we can share with our customers to help ensure that you, and your hard-earned money, remain safe and secure.
In addition to all the greaet information you'll find in the Your Security section of our website, below are a few additional documents from sources that we trust to provide you with further information.
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Many risks exist, some of which are more dangerous than others. These risks include malware wiping out your entire computer system, an intruder accessing your system and changing files, an intruder using your computer to attack others, or an intruder taking your credit card information and making fraudulent payments. Even with the best protection, there is no guarantee that any of these things won't happen to you, but there are steps you can do to reduce the likelihood.
- Banks Never Ask That - Produced by the American Bankers Association for banks to share with their customers and the communities they serve, the "Banks Never Ask That" campaign sheds light on a number of ways that fraudsters are out to steal your information - while attempting to impersonate your bank.
- Avoiding Social Engineering and Phishing Scams - If you've ever received an email or unexpected phone call asking for important information, be careful. Fraudsters are getting creative with their ways to trick you into giving up your information and becoming the next victim.
- Staying Safe When Using Social Networking Sites - There is certainly no shortage of social networking opportunities online these days. However, you should be careful about what you post, who you connect with, and the links that you click on to ensure that you don't become a victim of fraud.
- Using Caution With Email Attachments - Email is an important and common form of communication in the digital age. However, just because you receive an email from someone that you know, that doesn't always mean the attachment or included links are safe. Learn more about how to keep yourself safe when receiving emails with attachments and other potential risks and keep your inbox secure.
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You can never be too careful when it comes to your online security. If you receive a message, call, or text from someone that you don't know or it just "doesn't feel right" contact us and we're here to help. At Bank Michigan, your security is our priority.