All of our cards are protected by proven security technology
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Scotiabank considers each of your cards a valuable possession, since it gives you access to your most important financial assets. We do our utmost to ensure your security, whether you are online, on your mobile device or at the point of sale.
Get to know them before they get to know you! These unusual suspects have only one mission – to find a way to scam innocent people.
But if you get to know them now, you can put a stop to their plans in the future.
The Identity Thief wants your personal information for fraudulent purposes, like opening credit cards, bank accounts and passports in your name.
Almost anything is game for them, including your date of birth, SIN, address and signature.
The Phishing Pro will use fake emails and websites to trick you into sharing personal information to commit a variety of crimes including identity theft.
Information they're looking for includes usernames, passwords, your SIN, date of birth and more.
The Browser Exploiter will hack into your computer through your web browser to commit crimes or even take over your online banking session. Plus, he'll use your computer to spread malicious files to others. He's looking for things like your full name, date of birth, SIN, usernames and passwords.
The Card Skimmer will duplicate or steal your debit or credit card and make purchases and/or steal your money. They're looking for the information on your magnetic strip, like your credit card number, expiry date and last three digits printed on the signature panel, your bank account numbers and signature.
The Internet Hacker will try to get into your computer through weaknesses so they can commit a variety of crimes, like clear out your accounts or spread computer viruses. Information they're looking for includes your name, date of birth, SIN, username, passwords, and more.
The chip securely stores information such as your account number and Personal Identification Number (PIN).
Your ScotiaCard has an embedded computer chip that provides increased protection against lost, stolen or counterfeit card fraud. Chip cards are a proven technology that's already in use around the world. Your chip ScotiaCard now has an expiry date and will be re-issued on a regular basis, like a credit card.
Learn more about what to expect when you make a purchase.
Flash* & Go Technology
Just look for this symbol or the Interac Flash or Visa payWave logo at the checkout in participating stores, flash your card over the card reader and pay!
No inserting or entering your PIN for purchases under $50 and $100 at select locations at participating merchants and your purchase is automatically deducted from your bank or credit card account.
Your card is protected by chip technology, one of the most secure payment solutions available. And as always, you're protected against unauthorized card usage by Visa's Zero Liability Policy^.
Visa's Zero Liability Policy also protects Scotiabank VISA cards with Visa payWave against unauthorized card usage.
While Scotiabank takes strong measures to ensure the security of your financial transactions and the confidentiality of your information, you play the most important role. Learn what you can do to help increase your ABM/Card Use security.