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Holiday Hours - Christmas & New Year's

We will have reduced hours for Christmas and New Year's. See below for more information.

CHRISTMAS EVE
Close at 1pm
Cerramos a la 1 de la tarde

CHRISTMAS DAY
CLOSED
CERRADO

NEW YEAR’S EVE
Close at 3pm
Cerramos a las 3 de la tarde

NEW YEAR’S DAY
CLOSED
CERRADO

FTC's tips for happy holiday shopping

Keep your holiday shopping merry and bright with an early gift from the Federal Trade Commission: tips to help you watch your wallet, shop wisely, and protect your personal information.

Closed on Veterans Day

Veterans, thank you for your service!

NOTICE: Security Federal Savings Bank will be closed on Monday,  November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

AVISO:  El Banco estará cerrado el jueves, 11 de noviembre en conmemoración del Día de los Veteranos.

 

 

KnowBe4 Security Tips - Staying Safe Around Always Listening Devices

With the overwhelming popularity of always-listening devices such as Alexa, Google Home, and smartphones, you’ve probably heard stories of these devices joining in on conversations without being prompted. Perhaps it’s even happened to you!

While this idea can be alarming and unsettling, there are ways to protect your private information, and conversations, from these always-listening devices. To help you stay safe from these devices, here are some tips:

Scam of the Week: Watch Out for Rebate Scams

Internet criminals are posing as trustworthy sources so they can trick you into thinking you have earned a reimbursement or rebate. If you fall for it, the bad guys will end up with your banking information or credit card number.

They will pretend to be from the government, a bank, or another trusted organization, and they’ll ask you to make a small, initial “administration fee” in order to claim the amount that is supposedly owed to you.

Update your software now - FTC article

Computers, tablets, phones and other personal devices hold your emails and your financial and tax documents (with your Social Security numbers).

Watch out for Fake Legal Threats in Your Inbox

Scam of the Week: Watch Out for Fake Legal Threats in Your Inbox

The bad guys are currently using fake legal threats to scare you into downloading their malicious attachments. These email scams typically inform you that your organization is going to be sued. You’re instructed to review the attached file for details and to respond within a few days or further action will be taken against you. Once you open the attachment, which is usually a Microsoft Word document, your computer is instantly infected with Malware.

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