Have ATM credit, debit cards? Do not lose your money to hackers, thieves; take these steps

Aug 30, 2018, 16:05 PM IST
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With so many people losing their money via ATMs to thieves who take advantage, here are steps bank customers must take to avoid losing their hard earned money to hackers and thieves. 

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With so many people losing their money via ATMs to thieves who take advantage, here are steps bank customers must take to avoid losing their hard earned money to hackers and thieves. So, when you go to ATMs and flash your credit cards or debit cards, make sure you do it this way. It will ensure no tragedy strikes you and you will not lose your money. (PTI)

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HOW NOT TO LOSE MONEY FROM ATM TRANSACTIONS

HOW NOT TO LOSE MONEY FROM ATM TRANSACTIONS

Conduct your ATM transactions in complete privacy, never let anyone see you entering your Personal Identification Number (ATM Password) (Image: PTI)

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After completion of transaction ensure that welcome screen is displayed on ATM screen (Image: PTI)

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Ensure your current mobile number is registered with the bank so that you can get alerts for all your transactions (Image: PTI)

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Beware of suspicious movements of people around the ATM or strangers trying to engage you in conversation (Image:  Reuters)

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Look for extra devices attached to the ATMs that looks suspicious (Image: Reuters)

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Inform the bank if the ATM/Debit card is lost or stolen, immediately, report if any unauthorised transaction (Image: Reuters)

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Check the transaction alert SMSs and bank statements regularly (Image: Reuters)

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If cash is not dispensed the ATM does not display “cash out” please report to the Bank on the number mentioned in the Notice Board (Image: Reuters)

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Immediately check your phone for SMS for debit amount (Image: Reuters)

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