Category Archives: Customer Protection

Jennifer Eden

Dec 09 2019

4 Helpful Tips When Using Your Debit Card


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Do you use your debit card while shopping during the holiday season? Take advantage of these helpful tips to secure your bank account and get the most out of your spending.

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Chris Lewis

Nov 27 2019

4 Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday


Shopping Tips for Cyber Monday

If you’re like many Americans, you’ve done some Black Friday shopping, but are now looking for Cyber Monday deals to complete your holiday gift list. As you shop online for deals this Cyber Monday, please keep the following tips in …
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Jennifer Eden

Oct 16 2019

How to Protect Yourself from Financial Scams


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Are you at risk of becoming the victim of a financial scam? As technology advances and more of our personal information is stored online, the risk of financial harm increases.

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Chris Lewis

Oct 02 2019

4 Ways to Keep Your Smartphone Secure


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Whether you have an iOS or Android device, recent news underscores the importance of securing your device as much as possible – researchers have found that cyberattacks targeting smartphones and other mobile devices have risen by 50% this year.

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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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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


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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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