Learn about cyber fraud and how to protect yourself.
Manage your money online with security and peace of mind.
Luther Burbank’s online banking service includes several security features to give you peace of mind anytime and anywhere you manage your money. Add an extra layer of defense by learning about the most common types of cyber fraud and what you can do to protect yourself.
Fake bank email messages requesting your personal information.
What You Can Do: Never send account information over email. Do not click on links or reply to a suspicious email. Delete the email immediately.
Smishing (SMS Phishing)
Fake bank text messages directing you to a phone number or website that requests your personal information.
What You Can Do: Never respond to a text message with personal information. Do not click on links or call numbers from a suspicious text. Delete the text immediately.
Malicious software (ex. viruses, spyware, trojans) designed to steal your personal information.
What You Can Do: Never download a file or attachment unless you know what it is and who sent it. Update your anti-virus software to protect your computer from malware threats.
If a password is reused and a cybercriminal gains access to one account (ex. email, bank website login), it may lead to access to other accounts.
What You Can Do: Use different passwords for each login and change them often. Never give out passwords. If an account has been compromised, change your password immediately.