A Few Simple Rules Regarding The Safety of Your Online Experience
Know that First Southern Bank NEVER uses emails or telephone calls to verify personal financial information. If you're ever in doubt, just call the bank back using a trusted, published phone number, such as the phone number listed on your bank statement.
Make use of a firewall or router for personal computers.
Use anti-virus software and keep it up to date.
Keep computer software up to date, especially the security patches.
Use a unique password and change it on a regular basis.
Don't share passwords with anyone.
Always clear the computer cache and/or properly exit the Web browser after logging into an Internet banking account.
Carefully type the financial institutions Web address.
Don't be fooled by similar looking Web sites that trick users into attempting to log in or redirect you to another Web site that asks for confidential information.
Don't open emails from unknown sources.
Never open an email attachment you are not expecting (even from a trusted source).