How to protect your bank accounts from hackers -10 Smart ways

  • Review bank statements for accuracy.
  • Never disclose a debit or credit card PIN (personal identification number) in email or on the phone.
  • Be suspicious of strangers who ask for personal information by email or phone.
  • If you're asked to provide your Social Security number or other confidential information, make sure you know who wants the information and why.
  • Be wary of email attachments and "free" software.
  • Don't use part of your Social Security number as a PIN.
  • Think before you download apps, click on links or reply to email that might be harmful or fraudulent.
  • Keep your laptop or mobile device's operating system and Internet browser up to date.
  • Don't store passwords, your Social Security or other sensitive information on your smartphone.
  • Be aware of your surroundings when you bank online and watch out for "shoulder surfers," people who hover nearby and observe your information without your knowledge.
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    4 comments

    1. Mike 6 September, 2017 at 08:56 Reply

      Quite educative especially the angle about email attachments and FREE softwares. Its a practically new trick and a lot of folks had fallen for it.

      Try to keep updating us because these fraudsters are becoming very innovative.

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