Learn how to protect yourself when using a shared computer or public Wi-Fi and how accessing your accounts securely online can keep your safer.
Make sure you're on a secure site before you enter your username and password. The address of a secure site begins with ''https,'' rather than ''http.'' It's OK for a home page to begin with ''http'' but you should always make sure you're on an ''https'' page before entering your password.
A green security status bar and padlock icon next to the web address are additional visual indicators that confirm you are on a secure site. You can read the security details of a site by selecting the padlock icon located at the top or bottom of your browser window. View the security certificate and make sure it matches the site.
We all need to stay connected and do business while we're on the go, but it can be challenging to keep our personal information protected. Public Wi-Fi and shared computers are easy targets for hotspot hackers and a dangerous place to manage your banking and finances online. Protect yourself in the following ways:
No matter where you are, remember to log out when you finish using apps that require you to login with personal information – like banking and bill pay apps. This will help prevent other users from accessing your information.
Going paperless and using online-only access can help ensure that your accounts stay more secure. Here are ways you can use online services to reduce your risk of fraud.
Call the Ally Fraud Hotline at 1-833-226-1520 .