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What you need to know to stay safe online


Shopping Safely Online - Making #CyberShopping #CyberSecure

Shopping online? Here are some key tips on how to follow safe online shopping practices in order to make your online purchasing more secure.


Understanding Security Freezes and Credit Locks

What's the difference between freezing and locking your credit? This handy guide from Equifax helps you sort through the differences to determine which is right for you.


Phishing. Identity Theft. Malware. Scams. Cyber Attacks. Data Breaches.

We're here to help you avoid being a victim.

We've all heard these words at some point in time or maybe someone we know has been a victim of online crime. Or maybe it's even happened to you.

Here at First South Financial, we understand that it can be hard to keep up. What's the latest scam or malware attack? How do kids stay safe online? How do I spot a fraudulent email or a spoofed web site? What if my social media accounts are hacked?

That's why we are providing links to pages on our site and others that can help you stay informed on the latest cyber security issues and trends. Please click on any of the topics listed below to find out more.


Identity Theft

Please know that First South Financial will never call you, text you or email you and ask you to provide your full Social Security Number, your debit or credit card account number, the code on the back of the card, or other pieces of sensitive information, like your online or mobile banking login credentials or the temporary password needed to update those credentials. If you receive a call, text or email like this, please contact us at 901-380-7400 ,email us at or use the secure message center inside online or mobile banking.

We take the safety and security of your personal information very seriously and have placed many procedures and safeguards in place to help prevent your information from being lost or stolen.



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