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9 Tips for Mobile Banking Safety


Convenience is the driving factor in the rise of mobile banking. It opens the doors to consumer choice and access to banking options. But, as mobile devices become more popular and more advanced, hackers are finding savvy ways to steal information.  It’s important to take a common sense approach to mobile banking. Use caution on your phone just like you would a computer. If you’re careful, you can really enjoy mobile banking’s benefits safely and securely.

 9 quick tips to protect your information from LifeStore Bank, West Jefferson's hometown bank:

  • Avoid storing sensitive information like passwords and social security numbers on your mobile device.

  • Password protect your mobile device and lock it when you’re not using it.

  • Be aware of your surroundings. Don’t type any sensitive information if others around you can see.

  • Log out completely when you complete a mobile banking session.

  • Protect your phone from viruses and malware just like you do for your computer by installing mobile security software.

  • Download the updates for your phone and mobile apps.

  • Use discretion when downloading apps.

  • If you change your phone number or lose your mobile device, let your financial institution know right away.

  • Monitor your accounts regularly and report suspicious activity to your financial institution immediately.

At LifeStore Bank, the hometown bank, we want you to be safe and informed. 

LifeStore Bank, Member FDIC

The articles in this blog are for informational purposes only. Before making decisions about your financial situation, consult a financial professional for advice. Blog articles are not regularly updated, and information may become outdated.

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