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Can you spot a Phishing Scam?

Posted On: September 30, 2021 by Austin Bank in: General, Tech Tip

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $3.3 billion to these phishing schemes and other fraud in 2020—that’s nearly double what was lost in 2019.

It’s time to put scammers in...

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The Importance of Clearing your Browsing History and Cookies

Posted On: August 11, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Tech Tip

You use your browser daily to access any number of things on the internet – Facebook, online banking, online purchases, etc.  Your browser tends to hold onto information, and over time this can cause problems with logging in to or loading websites.

It is always a good idea to clear out your cache, or browser history, and clear cookies on a regular basis.  Your privacy is more secure and your browser will work better after performing the clean-up, however, the drawback...

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