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GSB Transitions Email Address to @GorhamSavings.Bank

In 2017, GSB changed its website address from GorhamSavingsBank.com to GorhamSavings.Bank for added security. Dot bank domains are reserved exclusively for the banking industry, so they are more difficult to spoof and help prevent users from being redirected to a fake bank website. To complete the transition, we have updated our email addresses as well,...

How To Create Strong Passwords

Password cracking is increasing around the world as it becomes easier for hackers armed with powerful technology. The best way to protect yourself is to exercise some simple password dos and don’ts. Do: Use a password that contains uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers and symbols. Consider using a password phrase instead of a password. Example:...

Cybercriminals & Your Personal Information

ID theft can happen to anyone. Cyber criminals have multiple markets to buy or sell illicit goods that can be monetized in one way or another. Common goods include personal and financial information that can be used for fraud. How to Prevent ID Theft Monitor credit report activity in the GSB Mobile App with Credit...

Ways To Stay Safe Online

The internet provides us with access to endless entertainment, and makes business transactions feel seamless. With all of this convenience comes risks. Bad actors are always present, but we all have the ability to take control of our online safety. Here are some security tips and tools to keep you safe online. Online Safety Tips...

Business Online Banking Security Tips

As they say, “it’s a jungle out there”. Even for those of us who keep up-to-date with system upgrades and follow safe practices. The “bad actors” are working hard every minute across the globe to thwart the latest protections. On top of everything else, it’s important to monitor your accounts frequently. Account Controls Every Business...

Personal Online Banking Security Tips

Protect yourself when banking online with these tips. Get Serious About Passwords Make your passwords long, strong and complex. That means at least eight characters, mixed with uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, and special characters. Avoid using common words, phrases or personal information. Use different passwords for all of your accounts so if hackers compromise...

Lock Your Debit Card with Card Controls

GSB retail debit card customers can manage and protect their card right from their phone. CONTROL YOUR DEBIT CARD FROM YOUR SMARTPHONE With Card Controls in the GSB mobile app, you can control how, when and where your card is used, right from your mobile device. So, if you misplace your GSB debit card—or suspect...

What To Do If Your Card Has Been Lost Or Stolen

You had your wallet a minute ago, now it’s missing! It happens to the best of us. So, what should you do next? Contact Gorham Savings Bank’s Customer Service Center ASAP. We’re here to assist. Monday – Friday 7:30 AM – 5:00 PM & Saturday 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM Contact Customer Service: (207) 839-4796 After...

New Fraud Protections Now In Place

To provide further protection, customers will now receive text and email messages if suspicious purchases are detected. We will ONLY ask you to verify whether the purchase is valid or not. We will not ask for account or personal information. Customers are encouraged to provide updated mobile phone numbers and email addresses by contacting the...

Spectre and Meltdown – What You Need to Know

Hackers are always ready to exploit any opportunity to steal and misuse information. Two recently identified security flaws could allow hackers to steal sensitive data without your knowledge. Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in computer processors to allow programs to steal data processed on a computer. This might include passwords stored in a password...

GSB Website Has Adopted New “Dot Bank” URL

Exclusive URL extension gives customers an enhanced level of security As part of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, Gorham Savings Bank transitioned its website URL from “GorhamSavingsBank.com” to “GorhamSavings.bank” on Monday, Oct. 30.   Dot-bank TLD (top-level domain) extensions are only available to verified financial institutions that are chartered and supervised by a state or national...

GSB to Hold Security Day 10/21

Community invited to properly dispose of sensitive documents On Saturday, October 21, large SecureRMS shredding trucks will be rolling in to Gorham Savings Bank’s Scarborough and Gorham branches.   As part of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the bank is inviting the community to protect themselves from fraud and identity theft by stopping by its Scarborough or...

Facts About the Equifax Data Breach

Facts About the Equifax Data Breach   Equifax Data Breach Equifax, one of the three largest credit reporting bureaus, recently identified a data breach potentially impacting more than 140 million U.S. consumers. The incident transpired from mid-May through July of this year. Here are some important facts you should know to protect yourself.   What...

Be Wary of Tech Support Scams

Cyber criminals often send fraudulent email or text messages, or call and claim to be from Microsoft, Apple, your anti-virus company or internet provider. They may even setup fake online pop-ups with warning messages to call and get the “issue” fixed. They offer to help solve your computer problems, or sell you a software license....

Cyber Security Awareness Month

Gorham Savings Bank is committed to educating and protecting our customers from fraud throughout the year, but especially during Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. Learn how you can stay secure by looking out for these common online scams and taking a few extra precautions to prevent cybercrime from happening to you.   Source: Fraud.org,...