Srinagar, June 2: Are you concerned about the safety of your online banking?
Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued crucial do’s and Don’ts about how to safeguard banking.
A communiqué received by Ziraat Times from the ministry said that during India’s presidency of G20, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) is running a campaign titled ‘Stay Safe Online(SSO)’ aimed at creating awareness among citizens to stay safe in an online world on the widespread use of social media platforms and rapid adoption of digital payments.
There are many such practices and information related to safe digital financial transactions, with latest information that are made available for awareness on the website https://www.staysafeonline.in
“As we are in a digitally empowered era, digital financial transactions have become the norm of the day. In the current scenario, every digital user should be aware of safe digital practices for secured financial transactions”, the communiqué said.
Users should follow safe online practices to avoid such frauds like:
- Avoid using open/public Wi-Fi for any financial transactions
- Refrain from clicking any suspicious links received through instant messaging, SMS or email
- Never share any PIN or password with anybody and be suspicious of unknown callers/links seeking any financial information
- Avoid random searches for service center/help center or other contact numbers
- Always remember that a QR code is scanned for payments only