Halloween may rule October, but there’s something even scarier than ghosts and ghouls afoot, and that’s cybercriminals. These devious, unseen bandits scour the internet looking to feed on the hard-earned cash of unsuspecting victims.

But have no fear. In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we’ve put together a slew of easy-to-understand resources aimed at giving you the knowledge you need to keep yourself safe from marauding fraudsters.

Protect yourself, your friends and family by sharing any of the following resources with them.


This October, we’ve teamed up with the American Bankers Association (ABA) and banks across the nation to help people get “scam smart.” We’ll be sharing a series of weekly tips for spotting various scams. Follow FirstBank’s Facebook and Instagram pages to see the latest scam tips.

Additionally, visit www.BanksNeverAskThat.com for more videos and tricks to keep your money safe. While you’re there, try to play your way to phishing safety by dodging, jumping and ducking different scams in Scam City, the game.👇

Empowering Financial Literacy

We’ve recently launched our Empower All campaign to offer free, easy-to-understand financial literacy resources to everyone. Knowledge is power, and Empower All covers everything from homebuying to budgeting to fraud, and more. Learn how to keep your money safe by visiting our Empower All page today.

Customer Fraud Protection

Protecting your money is what we aim to do. Visit our fraud page on efirstbank.com to get information on how you can protect your business, avoid tax-related identity theft, and more ways to protect your money.

Need additional resources? We’ve got that.

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