Security Alerts

Wire Fraud Advisory
The following best practices are based on FBI alerts and conversations with financial institutions that have successfully detected the Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam. BEC is a sophisticated financial fraud that can result in actual and attempted losses. Most businesses cannot practically implement all of the below listed recommendations, however, implementing those that are most practical for any given business operation will increase awareness and decrease the risk of falling victim to BEC.
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ShellShock Vulnerability
The vulnerability, known as Shellshock (CVE-2014-6271), could allow an attacker to remotely execute malicious instruction to susceptible operating systems hosted on servers, vendor appliances, and workstations.

The LANB Information Security Team has performed an assessment to all our systems and has taken the following action to ensure that customer information and financial transactions are protected.

Systems containing customer information has been tested for Shellshock vulnerability and only a single exception was found at the mobile banking web-site ( and has been remediated as of 10/19/2014.

Security relating to all of the bank’s information systems remains a top priority for us. Our security team continues to monitor vulnerabilities from disrupting our systems or becoming a potential threat to our environment.

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