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Is Your Smartphone or Tablet Protecting Your Personal Information!

Posted: Saturday, November 01, 2014

Is your device sharing your personal information? Take the Mobile Device Personal Risk Assessment to see if you are at risk. Read more

Critical Infrastructure and Its Threats: Protecting the Heartland

Posted: Tuesday, October 28, 2014

In this last week's National Cyber Security Awareness Month bulletin, we're pleased to share a briefing with you that brings together a foundation of best practices that will help you going forward in securing your personal and mobile computing devices. Our final topic explores the concept of critical infrastructure and relates your role in its operation and protection. Read more

Mobile Commerce: New Technologies & Your Identity

Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014

With smartphones and tablets becoming a dominant technology for American consumer's communications, mobile commerce has naturally followed in the effort to extend even greater access and convenience to commerce and financial services. Read more

Spear Phishing...When Hackers Call You By Name

Posted: Monday, October 13, 2014

Lots of us have heard of the cybersecurity term "phishing", which refers to the attempt by malicious folks to take over our personal and work computers by tricking us into clicking on a malicious web address link. But what is spear phishing and why is it even more dangerous? Read more

Modems, Microwaves & Thermostats, Oh My!

Posted: Monday, October 06, 2014

Last year, 378 million adults were the victims of cybercrime. Follow our bank website this month for important weekly tips on how you can help protect yourself from identity theft, financial loss and other cyber risks. Read more

Questions About Home Depot Data Breach?

Posted: Monday, September 15, 2014

Customers who made purchases with debit or credit cards at U.S. and Canadian stores may face the potential for fraud. Read more

Protecting Against Mobile Malware

Posted: Wednesday, July 02, 2014

What Can I Do to Secure My Mobile Device? The following are examples of how you can secure your mobile device... Read more

Please Be Aware: Phone/Text Messaging Scams

Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014

There is an increase of phone and text messaging scams created to gain sensitive customer information, also known as "smishing." "Smishing" is another form of Phishing and occurs when a fraudster sends you a SMS/text message asking you to provide sensitive, personal, and/or financial information via a web link and false website, or a telephone number. Read more

Northwest Bank System Notification

Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Security researchers recently announced a discovered vulnerability, named Heartbleed, within the widely used web encryption technology referred to as "OpenSSL." Northwest Bank is aware of the Heartbleed Bug and has taken steps to evaluate our systems to ensure the safety of our customer's information. The bank does not use the OpenSSL encryption and is not susceptible to the vulnerability. Read more

Be Aware of Phishing Scams

Posted: Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Phishing attacks use spoofed e-mails and fraudulent websites designed to fool recipients into divulging personal financial data. The most important thing for customers to remember is that Northwest Bank will never ask for personal information in an e-mail. Read more

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