Tips for Performing Financial Transactions Safely Online – Tip #3

3. Look For Signs a Website is Legitimate

  • Before entering any personal information, check to see if the web address is secure by looking for https and a padlock; the padlock may be in the address bar or in the lower right hand corner of the screen.
  • Make sure you’re at the correct site by looking for a green address bar; below are examples of this from CNB’s website:
    • Internet Explorer
    • Mozilla Firefox
    • Google Chrome
    • Apple Safari

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