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Top 10 Cyber Scams of 2017

Cyber Awareness Month

Top 10 Cyber Scams of 2017

1. Government “imposter” frauds

2. Debt collection scams.

3. Fraudulent job offers.

4. “Phishing” emails.

5. Mortgage foreclosure rescue scams.

6. Lottery scams.

7. Elder frauds.

8. Overpayment scams.

9. “Ransomware”.

10 Jury duty scams.

Bank & Shop Smart this Holiday Season

Bank & Shop Smart this Holiday Season

Your spending habits change around the holidays. Be sure to keep track of all your purchases and amounts, as well as keeping a good review of your transaction detail. This is a big help in spotting any possible fraudulent activity.

Cybersecurity Awareness- Top 10 Careless Errors That We KEEP Making!

Top 10 Careless Cyber Errors

Cybersecurity Awareness- Top 10 Careless Errors That We KEEP Making!

10. Opening any attachment that you receive by email.

9. Clicking on shortened links without thinking.

8. Using public Wi-Fi without taking precautions.

7. Ignoring security updates.

6. Using the same passwords on different accounts.

5. Thinking that an antivirus isn’t important.

4. Thinking that backing up files is a waste of time.

3. Not paying attention to your browser when it says the connection isn’t secure.

2. Giving out information on social media.

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month!

Americans rely more than ever on their smart devices for banking, shopping or social networking, making the need to safeguard sensitive information and prevent unauthorized use by cybercriminals paramount.

10/08/2015 10 Commandments of Payment Security

10 Commandments of Payment Security

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month- Remember these 10 commandments of Payment Security to help beat fraudsters!

1.     Thou shalt not give away your PIN to anyone, EVER!

2.     Thou shalt browse carefully and not open suspicious emails.

3.     Thou shalt not carry out a test transaction on behalf of ANYONE!

10/07/2015 What is Phishing?

Cyber Security Awareness- What is Phishing? Phishing email messages, websites, and phone calls are designed to steal money.  The activity of defrauding an online account holder of financial information by posing as a legitimate company. Cybercriminals can do this by installing malicious software on your computer or stealing personal information off of your computer. They most often gain access to a system through an email or link that we click on, opening the door to our system.

10/06/2015 The Top Ten Careless Errors We Keep Making

Top 10 Careless Cyber Errors

Cyber Security Awareness- Top 10 Careless Errors That We KEEP Making!

10. Opening any attachment that you receive by email.

9. Clicking on shortened links without thinking.

8. Using public Wi-Fi without taking precautions.

7. Ignoring security updates.

6. Using the same passwords on different accounts.

5. Thinking that an antivirus isn’t important.

4. Thinking that backing up files is a waste of time.

3. Not paying attention to your browser when it says the connection isn’t secure.

2. Giving out information on social media.

10/02/2015 Passwords!

Always Use Safe Passwords!

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. We want to remind you to always use strong passwords! Make them unique, keep them private, and change it occasionally!

Do you know the answer to your security questions? These questions are what protects you when logging into your account on different devices. Choose answers you and only you can remember easily.

10/01/2015 October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month. We urge our customers to remain vigilant and protect themselves from potential credit card and bank fraud. Use this month’s tips to help you protect you and your family!

Remember Stop and Think Before You Click!

"The Bank will NEVER request personal information by phone, email or text message including account numbers, personal identification information, passwords or any other confidential customer information."

Branch Locations

Red Bay:

Community Spirit Bank
200 4th Avenue SW
Red Bay, AL 35 582
(256) 356-4445

ATM Location:

Inside McDonald's
606 4TH Avenue SE
Red Bay, AL 35 582

Redmont:

Redmont Branch
1107 Fourth ST NW
Red Bay, AL 35 582
(256) 356-8724

Russellville:

Community Spirit Bank
14009 HWY 43
Russellville, AL 35 653
(256) 332-5315

Vina:

Community Spirit Bank
7141 Hwy. 19
Vina, AL 35 593
(256) 356-6947

Belmont:

Community Spirit Bank
342 Second Street
Belmont, MS 38 827
(662) 454-0001