Security Tools & Tips

Everything you need to stay one step ahead

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Install AntiVirus software

McAfee AntiVirus is free1 for 12 months to Scotia OnLine customers

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Download Security software4

Rapport by Trusteer is free to all Scotia OnLine customers.

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A few other things to brush up on

Identity Theft

At one time identity thieves only tried to get your information through your personal mail. Today they cover a lot more ground, including trying to tap in to the information you share via the Internet. You want to protect yourself from these guys.

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Computer Security

Because Internet hackers are always looking for new ways to break in to your computer, you need to stay more than one step ahead of them. Following a few simple practices can help to keep you and your personal information out of harm’s way.

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Mobile Phones

More and more we’re all managing our personal lives through our phones, from keeping in touch with friends and family to online shopping and banking. Many of the security tips that you use to protect to your computer, also apply to your phone.

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Online Banking

Making sure your computer connection is secure is only part of the safety equation. You also need to ensure your personal information stays private and protected, even when you’re away from your computer.

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Email fraud

Do you open every email that comes your way? You may want to think before you click. Phony emails are one way con artists try to get your personal information. Make sure you know how to tell a fake email from the real-deal.

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ABM/Card Use

Protecting your card should always be top of mind. It’s important to know where your card is at all times and to make sure you take precautions at ABMs and point of sale terminals.

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Computer Scams 

Email and websites are just two ways con artists can prey upon people. They also use the phone and regular mail to try and gain access to your personal information. Get a refresher on some of the most common scams.

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Safe Social Networking

Every time you share personal details about yourself online you run the risk of becoming a target for cyber criminals. Find out where you should draw the line when it comes to posting personal information online.

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Security Guarantee

We will fully reimburse you in the unlikely event that you suffer direct financial losses due to unauthorized activity2 in your accounts through Scotia OnLine Financial Services3 or through Mobile Banking, provided you have met your security responsibilities.

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