Protect Yourself from the Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Virus that is affecting OpenSSL websites all over is a major threat and puts us all at risk. While details keep pouring in and companies work to rectify the threat, it is important you take a number of precautions. 

1. Call your Bank to see if they have fixed their Website

Do NOT do any Online Banking until you have contacted your Bank and verified they have corrected the problem on their Website. I have included the phone numbers for the majority of our banks locally. I know I may have missed some small ones, and for that I am sorry, however a local search on Google maps or your statement will get you their number. 

2. Change your email & banking passwords.

This is especially important if you are a Yahoo user, as they have confirmed the widespread exposure for them. Google, always on top of security, has confirmed fixing the bug immediately for Gmail accounts, but changing your password can never hurt. 

AS ALWAYS: STAY INFORMED AND STAY SECURE

Chase Online Banking - 877-242-7372

Bank of America - 877-231-9372

Arvest Bank - 866-952-9523

Great Southern Bank - 800-749-7113

Commerce Bank - 800-453-2265 (Hit "0" Each time a prompt comes up)

US Bank - 800-872-2657 (Hit "0" at each prompt, ignore messages)

Liberty Bank - 417-888-3000

TelComm - 417-886-5355

Bank of Missouri - 888.547.6541

Old Missouri Bank - 417.869.9000

Empire Bank - (417) 881-3100

People Bank of the Ozarks - 888-739-8560

Springfield First Community Bank - 417-882-8111

Guaranty Bank - 417-520-4333

BancorpSouth - 888-797-7711

OakStar Bank - 417-877-2020

Hawthorne Bank - 877-442-9846