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Equifax Data Breach

Equifax, one of the “big-three” U.S. credit bureaus, said today a data breach at the company may have affected 143 million Americans, jeopardizing consumer Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver’s license numbers. Below links contains more...

Protect yourself from ATM Skimming

ATM Skimming is the crime of attaching a device (skimmer) to an ATM to steal account information. Skimming devices can include: Magnetic heads attached and inserted in the ATM’s card reader to log account information and PINs. Cameras attached to an ATM to view the...

FOR BUSINESSES: Learn more about Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act UIGEA

The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act (“UIGEA” or “the Act”) prohibits anyone in the business of betting or wagering (as defined by the Act) from knowingly accepting payments in connection with unlawful Internet gambling, including payments made through credit cards, electronic funds transfers, and checks.

Fighting Financial Fraud

Today’s technology combined with financial and retail services now available offer an amazing variety of fast, convenient options to conduct your personal business in today’s fast paced world. As the Internet, smart phones, debit cards, online banking, mobile banking, e-mail, texting, and social media have become part of our daily lives, they have unfortunately provided many new options for criminal activity.





Equitable Bank and Cyber Security


Definition of cybersecurity (Merriam Webster Dictionary) – Measures taken to protect a computer or computer system (as on the Internet) against unauthorized access or attack.

Equitable Bank believes that the key to maintaining a secure environment in our ever changing cyber world is education and awareness. We continually strive to stay up do date with recent trends and have developed an employee training program which each employee is required to complete. Your Security is important to us as well. We have compiled a list of common threats and attacks to help educate our customers.