Security is one of the major concerns of Banco Carregosa, there is permanent monitoring of an expert team to, in every moment, find the best solutions, taking into account the international best practices.


1. Safety Warnings

Banco Carregosa never sends any kind of communication to its customers requesting their keywords for the webiste or to access platforms.

Whenever you suspect of any information received, contact Banco Carregosa.

2. Protect Yourself :: Proactive Security

Have your protected information

  • Access to "sensitive" sites: when accessing sites with personal or confidential information (such as those that allow you to perform banking operations), never do so via links. Enter the full address of the site that you want to access in your browserbar;
  • E-mail messages: If you receive requests for confidential or personal data via e-mail, even seemingly credible sources, never provide. Before opening e-mail messages, ensure that the identity of the sender and confirm the subject. If in doubt, delete the message immediately without performing the same file attachments.
  • Secure Site: whenever I introduce elements identifying information or sensitive data, confirm that the site is in a safe environment. For this, the address should start with https://followed by the name that corresponds to the site that you want to access. The page must have a padlock on your browserbar.

Your computer: keep it safe

  • Anti-virus: install an anti-virus. If you don't keep him updated, it's like not having one!
  • Software Anti-Spyware and Anti-Malware: install them!
  • Firewall: use a firewall to filter internet traffic from your computer.
  • Security updates: keep an eye out credible suppliers software to provide security updates and apply them with the instructions that are provided.

Your codes: your safety

  • Choose complex identification codes and never provide them to third parties;
  • Set separate passwords to access secure Web sites and for sites that do not require major security concerns.

3. Types of Attacks

Phishing: what is it?

Is a kind of fraudulent action that relies on sending e-mail messages apparently convincing, that attempt to induce the Bank clients by means of a false claim that it originates from the Bank, to provide confidential and sensitive information. These attacks intend to encourage the victims to introduce personal details about the bank account on a web page.

Spyware: what it is?

Is based on the installation on the user's computer of software without notice or authorize to collect confidential information concerning their actions while browsing the internet.

Identity theft: what is it?

Is based on the usurpation of their personal or financial data, used to represent people, open bank accounts, obtaining credit or business start-ups.