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Online Banking System Maintenance

4/23/2014 9:15 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Online banking will be unavailable from 10pm PST Sunday evening until 5am PST Monday morning for routine system maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Malicious Pop-up Messages Reported

3/18/2014 1:30 PM

Category: Alerts and Scams

We have received reports from several customers of a pop-up offering a free credit report when visiting panhandlebank.com and Online Banking. These pop-ups ARE NOT originating from Panhandle State Bank, but rather are likely caused by malware that was picked up by the user's computer from a prior website that was visited.

Heightened Phishing Attempts - BE ON THE ALERT!

11/15/2013 5:10 PM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Alerts are hitting an all-time high in the world right now with regard to consumers receiving automated phishing scams.

Malicious Software Attack "CryptoLocker"

11/1/2013 11:50 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

The State of Idaho and the FBI have issued a high alert regarding the "CryptoLocker" software attack. There has been an alarming amount of people falling victim to this virus as it presents itself in the form of an email message that will look familiar but will carry an executable.

Cybercriminals Take Advantage of Disaster to Spread Malware

11/1/2012 2:25 PM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Users are reminded to be on the lookout for emails or postings pleading for donations or offering exclusive video following Sandy which, in fact, contain malware, spyware, Trojans, or viruses.

Cyber Threats - What You Should Know

9/28/2012 3:00 PM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Over the past few weeks cyber threats have picked up all across the country. Cyber criminals are trying to catch people and organizations off guard by capturing key personal information, security IDs and passwords.

Notice of Possible Fraudulent Mailer

9/19/2012 11:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Please be aware that we have been notified of a very aggressive and possibly fraudulent mailer that is circulating to some of our existing mortgage loan customers.

Caller ID Spoofing Scam

7/17/2012 11:50 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

The Fraudsters are at it again. Here’s another twist on attempts to gather information: Customer receives a call with an automated message appearing to be from a legitimate phone number directing them to claim a prize they’ve won by accessing a specific website. Presumably if they enter the website they will be asked to enter additional personal information.

Nationwide Utility Bill Scam

7/11/2012 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

The BBB has issued a nationwide warning about a new scam claiming that President Obama will pay your utility bills through a new federal program.

Global Payment Systems Security Breach "Contained," but Banks Remain Vigilant

6/22/2012 8:45 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Global Payment Systems Security Breach "Contained," but Banks Remain Vigilant Last week, Global Payment Systems, a third-party payment processor, announced that hackers may have accessed computers that stored personal information from businesses who had applied to have their credit/debit card sales processed by Global Payments. Global Payment Systems believes that the intrusion has been successfully contained, and the company indicates they continue to make efforts to mitigate further risks of exposure.

TEXTING SCAM

4/12/2012 9:22 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

We've received notice that our customers may be receiving fraudulent text messages indicating "PSB NOTICE: your CARD has been DEACTIVATED. Please contact us at 208-771-5124". If you receive such a text DO NOT ENTER ANY INFORMATION. IF YOU HAVE PROVIDED INFORMATION, PLEASE SPEAK WITH A BRANCH REPRESENTATIVE IMMEDIATELY to close your card and order a new one.

Don't become a Victim of Fraudulent Account Activity

3/28/2012 10:55 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

With the potential for fraudulent Debit Cards and Debit Card transactions on the rise, it is very important that you review your account activity regularly and report any discrepancies as soon as possible.

eNFACT Phishing Alert

1/27/2012 10:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

We have received notification of an email phishing attempt. The fraudulent email appears to be sent from eNFACT as notification of a potential breach on your credit/debit card.

Auto Bay Scam

10/14/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

A company advertising itself as “AUTO Bay” in Craig’s List and Auto Trader, soliciting consumers for internet automobile purchases is a scam.

Fraudulent "FDIC Notification" E-Mails with Attachment

9/2/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of fraudulent e-mails that appear to be from the FDIC and contain an infected attachment.

Protect Your Identity From Phone Scams

9/1/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

If you receive a phone call indicating that your credit(VISA or MasterCard)/debit card has been compromised or you need to reactivate a card that was deactivated, and asks for the card number, do not provide any personal information. The fraudster may have some information like card your number, phone number and expiration date but will not have the 3 digit security code on the back of your card. Do not provide this number or any other personal information to the caller.

Online Banking Upgrade

8/15/2011 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Online Banking will not be available from 4pm to approximately 8pm PST on Wednesday, August 17th. We apologize for this inconvenience but it is necessary to implement and test all the changes.

FDIC Suspicious Telephone Call Alert

9/9/2010 12:00 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Suspicious telephone calls claiming to be from FDIC employees are being reported. These calls appear to be illegal schemes to steal money or collect sensitive personal information, such as bank account numbers.

Identity Theft Reminder

8/20/2010 9:25 AM

Category: Alerts and Scams

Your local bank does NOT require you to provide account information over the phone or through email. If you ever question why someone is asking for your personal information, it is best to NOT give it and to contact someone you trust.

NACHA Phishing Alert

7/22/2010 4:50 PM

Category: Alerts and Scams

The Electronic Payments Association has received reports that individuals and/or companies have received a fraudulent email that has the appearance of having been sent from NACHA.