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News Reports of Stolen Internet User Credentials

Posted on Monday, August 11, 2014

Bippus State Bank is monitoring the news reports relating to the 1.2 billion stolen internet user credentials.  Through our relationships with public and private parties, Bippus State Bank receives information that is used to identify and verify the potential threats. There…

Heartbleed Bug Info

Posted on Friday, April 11, 2014

On April 7, 2014, security researchers announced they had uncovered a bug or flaw in a key safety feature of the Internet—OpenSSL software, called the Heartbleed Bug.  IMPORTANTLY, we have no indication that Heartbleed Bug has been used against the Bippus State Bank…

Alert: Beware of Fraudulent Calls!

Posted on Friday, March 21, 2014

It has been brought to our attention that customers are receiving phone calls from an automated system stating that their debit card has been compromised.  This is not a legitimate phone call – if there is an issue with your debit card an individual will contact you…

BSB Offices Attempt to Re-Open at Noon Tuesday

Posted on Tuesday, January 07, 2014

UPDATE! The following are the hours at our offices for today, Tuesday, January 7th: Huntington Main and South Offices: Drive Up only until 5:00pm North Manchester: Lobby only until 5:00pm Roanoke: Closed   ATTENTION: All BSB offices will attempt to open at noon today! …

Data Breach at Target Stores

Posted on Thursday, December 26, 2013

**UPDATE: Target Corp said a massive payment card data breach that occurred during the first three weeks of the holiday shopping season affected up to 70 million people, far more than previously estimated.  Target said an ongoing forensic investigation showed that certain…

Debit Card / Credit Card Scam Email

Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2012

ALERT! An email is circulating from a company called "eNFACT".  This email looks official.  However, this is a phishing attempt to get customers to click on a link and enter personal information.  The phone number on the email is a number to Fiserv.  This…