How You Can Protect YourselfA few guidelines go a long way towards improving your security
Checklist: Protect Your Security
Think you're pretty up to date on your security practices?
Let's see for sure with our handy checklist.
Install current anti-virus software, like McAfee AntiVirus
Download additional security software such as Rapport
Make sure you have the latest supported web browser
Check your credit report once a year
Set up a passcode to unlock your mobile phone screen
Keep your PIN numbers and passwords to yourself
Ignore unsolicited emails that ask for your personal info
Change your default wireless router password
Look for the lock icon in the Address Bar before entering personal info into a website
Limit the amount of personal info you share on social networking sites
We will fully reimburse you in the unlikely event that you suffer direct financial losses due to unauthorized activity1 in your accounts through Scotia OnLine Financial Services2 or through Mobile Banking, provided you have met your security responsibilities.
"Unauthorized activity" means a transaction that was carried out in your Scotiabank account through Scotia OnLine without your permission, authorization or knowledge and where it can be established that you are a victim of fraud, theft or coercion.
"Accounts" include all accounts that are accessible through Scotia OnLine.