Some of our customers are receiving fraudulent phone calls or voice messages asking them to provide debit card information over the phone. DO NOT RESPOND TO THESE REQUESTS. This is a scam to acquire your debit or credit card number or other personal information.
If you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call us at 518-584-5844.
April 30, 2014
On Monday April 28th the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) and US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) announced a vulnerability found in Internet Explorer which could leave your computer vulnerable to a hacker.
To secure your online banking sessions, please follow the Department of Homeland Security’s recommendation to review Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 for mitigation actions and workarounds or consider using an alternate browser.
For further information about the vulnerability please see the release from US-CERT below.
April 28, 2014
US-CERT is aware of active exploitation of a use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer. This vulnerability affects IE versions 6 through 11 and could allow unauthorized remote code execution.
US-CERT recommends that users and administrators review Microsoft Security Advisory 2963983 for mitigation actions and workarounds. Those who cannot follow Microsoft’s recommendations, such as Windows XP users, may consider employing an alternate browser.
For more details, please see VU#222929.
April 10, 2014
A recently discovered security vulnerability, HEARTBLEED, has impacted two thirds of sites on the internet. This may allow attackers to intercept secure (SSL) connections and obtain user names, passwords, and other sensitive information. We immediately resolved the issue on WebWise and there is no evidence that any account or user information has been compromised. As an extra precaution, we strongly recommend that you change your password on WebWise and any other online sites you may use. Click here for more detailed information on HEARTBLEED
If you have any questions, please call us at (518) 584-5844.
December 20, 2013
The Adirondack Trust Company would like to make our customers aware of a data breach that has been reported by the major retailer, Target. According to the announcement that Target released, the breach occurred nationwide at their physical store locations and not online, between Nov. 27 to Dec. 15, 2013.
To view the entire communication piece Target issued on December 19, 2013 please follow the link below:
At this time, The Adirondack Trust Company has not seen any fraud as a direct result of this breach. Until more information becomes available, we recommend that you frequently check your bank statements. For customers that use our Online Banking or Mobile Banking service, you may access your recent account history 24 hours a day when you log in.
If you have questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call us at 518-584-5844, or send us an email by clicking here. The Adirondack Trust Company will be monitoring the situation on an ongoing basis.
It is our sincere hope that no customers are adversely affected by the Target data compromise and that everyone enjoys this Holiday Season.
November 22, 2013
Some of our customers are receiving fraudulent phone calls and text messages advising them about their card being deactivated. DO NOT RESPOND TO THESE TEXT MESSAGES. This is a scam to acquire your debit or credit card number or other personal information.
CUSTOMERS: If you entered any personal account information, please call The Adirondack Trust Company at 518-584-5844.
Please remember that The Adirondack Trust Company will NEVER request any personal or bank account information (such as account numbers, PINs, Social Security Numbers, etc.) through an unsecured email. If you receive any fraudulent emails, text messages, phone calls or other suspicious correspondence you may call 518-584-5844 and emails can be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.