The following tips have been supplied to enable you to assist Defence Bank to protect your funds when using Online Banking.
- Ensure you run the latest anti-virus and anti-spyware software at all times.
- Defence Bank will never ask for your Online Banking password.
- Be on the lookout for suspicious emails or messages, and think before clicking on links or opening attachments.
- Ensure you are dealing with the correct site - defencebank.com.au - by logging in directly from your browser.
- Change your password often (do not use obvious options, especially birth dates).
- Do not disclose or keep a record of your password.
- Never let anyone see you logging in.
- Ensure you log out and close down at the end of your Online Banking session, particularly if you are using a common access computer.
- When you login to Online Banking, confirm your last login details (found on the Welcome screen).
- If you feel your Online Banking security has been compromised, contact Defence Bank immediately on 1800 033 139 or visit your local branch to arrange a new password.
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