➢ Be wary of suspicious looking pop ups that appear during your browsing sessions on internet.
➢ Always check for a secure payment gateway (https:// – URL with a pad lock symbol) before making online payments / transactions.
➢ Keep the PIN (Personal Identification Number), password, and credit or debit card number, CVV, etc., private and do not share the confidential financial information with banks/ financial institutions, friends or even family members.
➢ Avoid saving card details on websites / devices / public laptop / desktops.
➢ Turn on two-factor authentication where such facility is available.
➢ Never open / respond to emails from
unknown sources as these may contain suspicious attachment or phishing links.
➢ Do not share copies of chequebook, KYC documents with strangers.
Source: Reserve Bank of India.