Home Federal Customers NOT Affected by the Heartbleed Bug
April 14, 2014
You may have seen media coverage recently about the security bug known as ‘Heartbleed’. It affects the encryption technology OpenSSL which is used by many servers including websites, instant messaging software and email accounts.
Home Federal Bank’s systems have been examined and there are NO web services (websites, online banking, Remote Deposit Capture) that are affected by this issue. Your online banking logins are SAFE.
We take the security of our systems very seriously and our layered approach with various controls is designed to provide safety and peace of mind for our customers.
Please be aware that this issue is out there when visiting other websites. You may be asked to change your password by some of the websites you visit. A guideline for choosing a secure password includes, not using a common word or string of consecutive numbers; using a combination of letters, numbers and symbols; avoid using the same user name and password for multiple sites. . If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
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