How to Use Boston Private's Secure Mail Server

When a Secure encrypted Mail message is sent to you from Boston Private, you will receive a separate email notification from the sender that will contain instructions on how to retrieve the encrypted message. Here are instructions on how to use the tool. Read more

IRS Bulletin on Tax Fraud: Email Phishing Combines W-2 Theft and Wire Fraud

February 9, 2018 | The Internal Revenue Service has issued an advisory bulletin to all tax professionals, employers, and other tax payers about tax form related phishing campaigns, including several new variations that combine W-2 scams with business email compromise (BEC) and wire transfer fraud. Read more

FDIC: 10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers

The FDIC often hears from bank customers who believe they may be the victims of financial fraud or theft, and our staff members provide information on where and how to report suspicious activity. To help further, FDIC Consumer News includes crime prevention tips in practically every issue. As part of that coverage, we feature here a list of 10 scams that you should be aware of, plus key defenses to remember. Read more

A Bank Customer's Guide to Cybersecurity

Protect Your “Cyber Home” With a Solid Foundation. Simple steps to secure your computers and mobile devices for Internet banking and shopping. Read more

What to do if your identity is stolen

To minimize the damage, protect yourself from further harm, and repair your good reputation and credit, it is important to take immediate action such as the steps listed below. Read more

Identity Theft Fraud Prevention Tips

Identity theft can happen despite your precautions. Prompt detection allows you to take defensive action quickly and minimize the damage. Read more

Mobile Banking Security Tips

The following are security tips and best practices to keep in mind when accessing your online banking account via a mobile device. Read more

ATM and Debit Card Security Tips

Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) provide a convenient way to access your account, however, they are also a target for fraudsters and other criminals. To protect your identify and ensure your personal safety, we recommend you exercise caution when using an ATM or when using your ATM or Debit Card. Read more

How to Dispute a Transaction

If you believe your account has been subject to an incorrect, unauthorized, or unrecognized electronic fund transfer, you can ask the bank to investigate. Read more

Personal Online Banking Security Tips

The suggested guidelines below will help to secure your computer and Online Banking habits from potential viruses, worms, and malicious e-mail to reduce the risk of online fraud and identity theft. Read more