Internet Banking Safety Tips
Safety Tips for using Debit/Credit Cards
- Do not share your card details to anyone.
- Do not share your OTP (One Time Password).
- Do not share your ATM Card Password.
- Do not download any Third Party Application related to any Online-payments.
- Use familiar website and trusted Application for Online-payments.
- Look out for HTTPS URL and padlock Symbol.
- Opt for your mobile phone data over public Wi-Fi.
- Do not reveal all details related to your card (Credit / Debit Card). Use Credit Card rather than Debit Card.
- Do not use public computer to do Online-Payments.
- Use a strong Password which includes alpha-numeric and special characters Monitor Your Transaction regularly.
- Memorize your PIN. Do not write it down anywhere and certainly on the card (Debit Card) itself.
- Change your PIN at regular interval.
- Do not undergo any transaction if you find any unusual device connected to swapping machine.
- At the time of entering password of your card (Debit / Credit Card) on swapping machine hide it while entering the password.
- Make sure you get alert messages from respective bank whenever you make any transaction.
- Keep your customer ID and PIN confidential.
- Make sure you press cancel button on swapping machine before you leave.
- Avoid writing your PIN number on any cash receipts / Bills.
Safety Tips for Using Mobile Application.
- Do not download Banking Application from unknown sources. Always prefer the application which goes with TRUSTED symbol.
- While using any Banking applications, make sure it generates OTP (One time Password) for every transactions you make
- Recommended application provided by BANKING authorities are more reliable and secure.
- Secure your mobile phones with passcode to avoid any snooping of OTP (One time Password) by anybody.
- Keep the mobile and the banking application up to date.
- Make sure the application installed is taking/capturing your confidential data in any form.
- For any wrong use or mistakenly done transaction report directly to the authorities to stop the flow of money from your account.
- Certainly for any fraudulent transactions made should be brought to the BANKING authorities notice and later to be reported to Police for proper legal action.
- Reporting of any incidences can be done via Toll Free Numbers available from BANKS, or it can be done while dropping an email to the officials.
- Please do follow on the issues reported, if any action/refund is not being initiated then report the same to the nearest Police station or to Cyber Crime Cell.
Last updated on Wednesday 13th of April 2022 AM