Banking Securely Online | US-CERT
Online banking continues to present challenges to your financial security and personal privacy. Millions of people have had their checking accounts compromised, mainly as a result of online banking. If you are going to use online banking to conduct financial transactions, make yourself aware of the risks and take precautions to minimize them.
Some of the more popular attacks that target online banking include phishing attacks, malware, and pharming. This paper describes all of these types of attacks and describes strategies you can use to ensure that your online banking experience is as safe as possible.