What is Phishing?

Citizens Trust Bank along with banks across the country and American Bankers Association – ABA- are launching the campaign beginning Oct. 1 to mark the beginning of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

Here, on the bank’s social media platforms as well as at our financial centers you can learn consumer tips to protect yourself against common phishing schemes. We’re committed to helping you spot scam as an extra layer of protection for your account.

What is Phishing?

Phishing is a cybercrime in which a target or targets are contacted by email, telephone or text message by someone posing as a legitimate BANK to lure you to providing sensitive data such as personally identifiable information, SSN, Pins, and or, banking and credit card details, and passwords.

The information is then used to access important accounts and can result in identity theft and financial loss.

Learn more at Cybersecurity FAQs of what to do…or not to do to be a victim of common cybercrimes. Test your knowledge at www.BanksNeverAskThat.com.

Join the conversation on our social media visit us to learn more.

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