Security Technology and Practices

Security Technology

Your trust is a privilege and a responsibility that is our first priority, every day. Here are some of the technologies and practices we’ve put in place to protect your identity and your financial information:

Practices to Increase your Financial Security Online

Your participation is important to our security efforts. The following are steps we suggest you take to protect your Mint.com account and other accounts online.

Protect your computer’s security
Using your computer in a safe manner
Preventing fraud
Identity theft

Take steps to safeguard your information to help protect yourself from identity theft. Intuit takes steps to protect you from identity theft by:

You can also help protect your identity and account information. Here are a few steps to remember:

You can protect yourself against phishing

Phishing is the illegal attempt to mislead consumers into providing personal or financial information, including account numbers, passwords and Social Security numbers, via email or through fraudulent Web sites.

The most frequent phishing attacks occur through emails disguised to appear as though they came from a reputable financial institution or company.

Most phishing attempts urge you to update or validate your account information, typically through a link in an email directing you to a fake Web site that appears to be legitimate.

A phishing attack can be detected

While there are many phishing attacks active on the Internet, there are some typical characteristics:

How to report a phishing attack

If you suspect you have received a fraudulent email from Mint, please contact: spoof@intuit.com.