Category Archives: Security


Standing Watch Over Grandma’s Money

Families and caregivers nationwide have stories about an older person close to them who has been taken advantage of financially. We need your help to spread the word that families and communities need to put checks and balances in place … Continue reading

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Microsoft® tech support has never been our first line of defense

You have probably heard the news that 95 percent of U.S. ATMs run on Windows® XP and starting April 8, Microsoft will no longer offer tech support and security updates for this operating system. The good news for Bank of … Continue reading

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Current Apple® security flaw: Three things to help protect you from being hacked

Currently, there is a security flaw in the Apple operating system affecting iOS devices and Mac® computers. This may allow cyber spies and hackers to grab emails, financial information and other data from online Apple product users. The good news … Continue reading

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Senior finances: How families should help

Putting checks in place, not blame Families are often together during the holidays, making it a great time to talk about how everyone can be involved in protecting senior family members from financial abuse. Some shy away from money talk, … Continue reading

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Bank of American Fork helps keep seniors safe

Charter presentation kicks off Senior Crimestoppers at Rocky Mountain Care Last week Bank of American Fork and Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation teamed up to present the Senior Crimestoppers program at Rocky Mountain Care Center in Murray. Senior Crimestoppers is … Continue reading

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Tips for protecting mobile devices during cyber security awareness month

Courtesy of American Bankers Association We’ve told you about our mobile apps for smartphones and tablets, but since October is cyber security awareness month, we want to make sure you know what you can do to help protect yourself when … Continue reading

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Tips to safeguard against financial fraud

Autumn is a great time of year. Leaves are changing, the air is crisp and pumpkin bread can be smelled baking in many kitchens. People are gearing up for the winter holidays—including thieves. Thieves are always looking for opportunities to … Continue reading

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FDIC’s “Top 10″ List of Online Resources for Consumers

Courtesy of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Consumers of all ages are increasingly turning to the Internet for help with managing their finances, but knowing where to go online for reliable, practical money tips can be challenging. That’s why the Federal … Continue reading

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Gaining financial independence

Guest post by Richard Gray With Independence Day coming up, many are thinking about the “American Dream” and financial independence. Although many think of their personal finances, if you’re a business owner you’re probably thinking about your company. You may … Continue reading

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How free security software is helping bank customers

Last year Bank of American Fork teamed up with Trusteer, Inc. to offer the free security software, Rapport™, as an extra layer of protection. Rapport is downloadable software, available on our website, that works alongside your current anti-virus and/or spyware … Continue reading

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