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Security & Identity Theft

Online Security Tips

Maintaining security requires ongoing maintenance to keep your information protected.

Update your operating system and Web browser. Install patches and updates to ensure you have the latest security features.
o Microsoft Windows Security
o Apple Security Updates
o Desktop Banking supported browsers
Use anti-virus software. Choose a product that offers automatic updates to keep your system safe from the latest threats.
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Install a firewall. Firewalls protect your system from incoming threats. Some also prevent unauthorized outgoing communications. For “always on” connections, such as a cable modem or DSL, a firewall is a critical part of your online security.
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Scan your computer for spyware.Installed without your consent, spyware monitors or controls your computer use. It may be used to send you pop-up ads, redirect your computer to websites, monitor your Internet surfing, or record your keystrokes, which, in turn, could lead to identity theft.
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Don’t get hooked by “phishers.” Phishing is an attempt by email or pop-up ad to deceive a user into disclosing personal or financial information. Click here for information on how not to get hooked.
Double-check the security of Web sites. When conducting financial transactions, be sure the site you are visiting is secure. Look for a lock symbol in the lower right corner of your browser window, or you can confirm the site is secure by the “https://…” in the address bar. The “s” indicates that the site is secured and encrypts your data. Mid American’s Desktop Banking uses 128-bit encryption, which the highest level commercially available.
Mid American Credit Union guarantees the security of Desktop Banking
You never have to worry about online security when using Desktop Banking. Our guarantee covers you 100% if any funds are improperly removed from your account. More
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