Category Archives: Customer Protection

Ken Hinrichs

Feb 19 2019

Recent ATM Skimmer Incident


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Hills Bank discovered over the weekend that ATM skimmer devices were placed on two Hills Bank ATMs on different dates in January and February. The impacted ATMs are located at Hills Bank’s North Liberty location at 25 Hwy 965 N …
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Jennifer Eden

Dec 12 2018

4 Helpful Tips When Using Your Debit Card


3 Ways to Avoid Debit Card Fraud

Debit cards are used a lot, especially during the holiday season. Below are some helpful hints while shopping this holiday season.

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Molly Dietz

Sep 05 2018

National Preparedness Month: Be Financially Prepared


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National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. Americans at all income levels have experienced the challenges of rebuilding their lives …
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Chris Lewis

Aug 06 2018

How to Spot Mystery Shopper Scams


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The most glaring conclusion concerning deals that are too good to be true—is that they most often are. Are there legitimate mystery shopper programs? Yes. You may take part in such ventures and make legitimate money and provide legitimate services. …
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Jay Allpress

Aug 29 2017

How to Spot and Avoid ATM Skimming Devices


 Watch Jay’s video on How to Spot and Avoid ATM Skimming Devices on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIBK3gVMX5k Criminals use skimming techniques to install hidden devices on ATM or cash machines to obtain card information and Personal Identification Numbers (PINs). Oftentimes, these devices …
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Shaun Barry

Aug 23 2017

Additional Layer of Online Banking Protection with Trusteer Rapport


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Your security is important to us. We take online security as seriously as you do. This is why we offer IBM® Security Trusteer RapportTM, an additional layer of protection to your online banking, at no cost to you. This additional layer …
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Jennifer Eden

Apr 11 2016

This Download Can Help Protect Your Business


Trusteer Rapport

IBM Security Trusteer Rapport™ is a security download that Hills Bank® has made available (for FREE) to our customers. Trusteer Rapport™ doesn’t replace anti-virus software, but works alongside it to supplement your protection. 

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Jennifer Lough

Nov 19 2014

Tips to Protect Yourself While Holiday Shopping


Holiday Shopping Tips

This season, while you’re focused on holiday deals, thieves are looking for holiday steals. Protect yourself while holiday shopping with the following tips:

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Ken Hinrichs

Aug 20 2014

Tips to Increase Mobile Security


Mobile Security

Smart phones, tablets, notebooks, and mobile devices with online capabilities are more common than ever. These mobile devices are capable of storing and processing information just like a computer. It’s important to protect your mobile devices just as you would …
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Todd Shaull

Jul 09 2014

6 Tips for Summer Travel


6 Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

If you are like most people, you look forward to summer vacation with family and friends. Don’t let what should be a fun time of memories in the making turn into an opportunity for thieves. If you are planning a …
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