Category Archive: Security

Aug 02

Internet Banking Security Enhancements

On July 13 we upgraded our Internet Banking solution in order to enhance security and better protect your financial information. Due to the upgrade, new security enhancements changed how you Log In to Internet Banking. Streamlined Login Process After July 13, you may have noticed the picture and phrase that previously appeared when you logged in have been …

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Feb 08

Good Security Habits

from https://www.us-cert.gov How can you minimize the access other people have to your information? You may be able to easily identify people who could, legitimately or not, gain physical access to your computer—family members, roommates, co-workers, members of a cleaning crew, and maybe others. Identifying the people who could gain remote access to your computer becomes much more difficult. As …

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Jan 15

Coordinating Virus and Spyware Defense

from https://www.us-cert.gov Isn’t it better to have more protection? Spyware and viruses can interfere with your computer’s ability to process information or can modify or destroy data. You may feel that the more anti-virus and anti-spyware programs you install on your computer, the safer you will be. It is true that not all programs are equally …

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Dec 08

Choosing and Protecting Passwords

from https://www.us-cert.gov Why do you need a password? Think about the number of personal identification numbers (PINs), passwords, or passphrases you use every day: getting money from the ATM or using your debit card in a store, logging on to your computer or email, signing in to an online bank account or shopping cart…the list seems …

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Oct 29

Trusteer

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Just a reminder… Renasant Bank recommends using Trusteer on any computer that you use to access sensitve information like internet banking.  Find out more here http://landing2.trusteer.com/landing/renasantbank

Oct 05

Automated Calls Scam

We have reports of automated phishing calls (called vishing) targeting Renasant customers in the Tupelo, MS area.  The automated calls give the pretext of activating a debit card and ask the recipient to provide their debit card number and PIN for identification.  These calls are not legitimate.

Aug 15

Debunking Some Common Myths

from http://www.us-cert.gov   There are some common myths that may influence your online security practices. Knowing the truth will allow you to make better decisions about how to protect yourself. How are these myths established? There is no one cause for these myths. They may have been formed because of a lack of information, an assumption, …

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Jul 16

Tips to Avoid Internet Fraud

from www.fbi.gov Internet Fraud Listed below are tips to protect yourself and your family from various forms of Internet fraud. For information on the most common complaints and scams, see the annual reports of the Internet Crime Complaint Center, or IC3, a partnership of the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center. Also see …

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May 21

Email

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from www.staysafeonline.org Email has become a critical way to communicate with friends and families and conduct business – it’s quick, convenient, and effective. Many email messages contain attachments, such as documents, photos, or links to Web sites that senders think might be of interest. However, cyber criminals often use email to trick people into opening …

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Mar 30

Conducting Your Transactions Online

Federal financial regulators are reporting that Internet threats have changed significantly over the past several years. Sophisticated hacking techniques and growing organized cyber-criminal groups are increasingly targeting financial institutions, compromising security controls, and engaging in online account takeovers and fraudulent electronic funds transfers. In order to help ensure the security of your online transactions, we …

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