Security News

In the technology world we live in, identity theft and fraud have become areas of increased concern for people of all ages. It’s important to stay in the know of what is going on around you.

An understanding of how to recognize fraud and simply staying up-to-date on the latest security scams is your first line of defense. In addition to what you can do, Jefferson Bank is dedicated to protecting you with the highest level of security in our products and services. Explore our Security Center to learn more about the latest in Personal Security.

If you feel as though somebody is trying to get in to your account or that you are a victim of fraud, please contact us immediately by phone at (866) 777-7912 or

Text Scams and How to Protect Yourself

Cybercriminals try many tactics to get your information, including text message scams. Here’s how to protect yourself and stay informed. (read more...)

Seven tips to avoid online shopping scams

Your chance of encountering online fraud increases the more you shop online. While it’s very convenient to shop online, it’s always important to protect yourself while doing so. Here are seven ways to prevent, identify, and fight online scammers while you shop online. (read more...)

How to protect yourself from identity theft

Identity theft is one of biggest threats of this era. Now, not only do we need to be weary of our physical safety, but we also need to protect ourselves from people trying to steal our personal information. Here are a few steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim: (read more...)

Four simple steps to stop a cyber thief

In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on Jan. 28, it’s a great time to remember the importance of taking an active role in protecting your data. (read more...)

Prevent Tax Identity Fraud with these Seven Steps

What is tax identity fraud? It takes place when a criminal files a false tax return using a stolen Social Security number in order to fraudulently claim the refund. Identity thieves generally file false claims early in the year and victims are unaware until they file a return and learn one has already been filed in their name. (read more...)

Jefferson Bank Recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Every year, millions of seniors fall victim to financial fraud. Studies show elder financial abuse costs seniors approximately $2.9 billion each year. In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Jefferson Bank is urging older customers and their trusted caregivers to safeguard all personal information and stay alert to the common signs of financial abuse. (read more...)

10 common fraud schemes and how to protect your money

You often hear of fraud on the news, but you typically think it won’t actually happen to you, right? Think again. Today’s fraudsters are employing schemes that are trickier than ever and even the most cautious people are feeling the impact. Make sure to be fully aware of the 10 most common fraud schemes to know what to look for and what they could mean for you. (read more...)

Cybersecurity Awareness with Tips for Protecting Mobile Devices

The number of attacks on mobile devices is growing, in part, as a result of the increased popularity of mobile banking. According to a report by the Federal Reserve, 51 percent of smartphone users say they have used mobile banking in the past 12 months. (read more...)