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Debit Card Blocks

Thu, September 28

Countries

Due to reported fraudulent activity on Debit Cards, Security Federal has blocked transactions from the following countries:
 

  • Cuba (All)
  • Dominican Republic ( PIN required)
  • Honduras (All)
  • Kenya (All)
  • The Netherlands (Electronic...

Equifax Data Breach

Fri, September 08

Information regarding the Equifax Data Breach.


Important EMV / Debit Card Information

Mon, April 03


To enhance the security of card transactions, Security Federal Bank issued new debit cards with EMV chip technology to all cardholders prior to February 1, 2017. 

Following a two-month grace period for activation of the new cards, old magnetic...


Social Engineering/Phishing Attacks

Mon, November 07

 In a social engineering attack, an attacker uses human interaction (social skills) to obtain or compromise information about an organization or its computer systems. An attacker may seem unassuming and respectable, possibly claiming to be a new...


Travel Alert

Wed, June 24

Let us know when you are traveling to prevent any inconvenience when using your check card.


Target Check Card and Debit Card Breach

Fri, January 16

   US Retailer TARGET announced on December 19th that they have been the victim of a major card breach that occurred between Thanksgiving and December 15th.  They believe that as many as 40 million card holders across the United States have been...


Heartbleed SSL Certificate Vulnerability

Fri, January 16

Security Federal Bank websites are not vulnerable to the recent Heartbleed SSL vulnerability. To learn about it, please visit http://heartbleed.com/ or to test your own website certificate, you can visit http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/. 


Russian Hackers

Fri, January 16

Russian hackers have reportedly stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites. The specific websites have not been identified. You are strongly urged to change your passwords for all of your...


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