Quick Tips To Protect Yourself from Fraud



Online Security

The internet is a convenient way to access your accounts with Mechanics Bank. By following these tips, you can enjoy a safe and secure online experience.

  • Keep passwords to yourself.
    Never share your passwords or PINs with anyone.

  • Memorize your passwords.
    Do not write your passwords down. Always committ them to memory.

  • Create complicated passwords that only you can remember.

    Be creative with your passwords. Stay away from obvious passwords like your zip code, year of birth, or sensitive information such as your mother's maiden name or your Social Security Number.

  • Change your passwords often.

    Make a habit to change your passwords at least every 30 to 60 days.

  • Do not share your passwords.

    When you share your passwords, you have given that person or entity permission to access or even transact your personal financial information.