Ally Bank Takes Customer Security to the Next Level
Customers to receive free, award-winning security software

MIDVALE, Utah, Nov. 22, 2013 -- Further enhancing online security for its customers, Ally Bank, the direct banking subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc., is offering the industry-leading Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ security software free of charge to Ally Bank customers for downloading to protect their entire online experience.

Recently named  "Editor's Choice" by PC Magazine for the third year in a row,  Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ security software blocks viruses, malware, spyware and online threats and also blocks key loggers and screen grabbers to keep financial information safe from cybercriminals. It protects customers wherever they go online, even when they aren't on the Ally Bank site.

"Security for our Ally Bank customers is paramount, and the Webroot offering is just one example of how we are delivering on our promise to be obviously better," said Diane Morais, Ally Bank deposits and line of business integration executive.  "Information exposed elsewhere on the internet puts everyone at risk. To minimize this risk, we are encouraging all our customers to take advantage of this valuable offer to strengthen the protection of their information during all internet activities - from banking to checking their e-mail."

Protection features include:

  • Blocks viruses, malware, spyware and other threats
  • Continually updates itself so it's always current
  • Identifies unsafe links and search results before you click
  • Protects identity and personal information from being stolen while browsing, shopping or banking online
  • Blocks phishing attacks

Customers can log in to Ally online banking and go to the Security Center to download the Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ security software to their PCs and Macs, and a mobile version is available for Android™ smartphones and tablets. The free software being offered to Ally Bank customers is valued at $39.99 per year.

"This offer provides tremendous value, as it reinforces our commitment to building the best banking experience possible by concentrating on delivering products and features that truly reflect the needs of our online customers," added Morais.

For more information about Ally Bank's Online & Mobile Security Guarantee, please visit the Bank's Security Center.

About Ally Bank

Ally Bank is a direct bank in the U.S. that offers a straightforward approach to banking with no minimum deposit required to open an account, no monthly maintenance fees and 24/7 live customer service. A subsidiary of Ally Financial Inc., the Bank offers online savings, interest checking, money market accounts, certificates of deposit with terms ranging from three months to five years, and IRA Plans and products. Member FDIC. For more information, visit the Ally media site at or follow us on Twitter @ally.


Andrea Puchalsky