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Safest way to do online banking transactions, payments using debit, credit card, netbanking: Do this to save a lot of money

Best way online banking transactions, payments using debit, credit card, netbanking: As online payments has become a vogue these days, some anti-social elements have also grown up to cheat a large number of people every year.

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Dec 23, 2018, 04:40 PM IST

Online banking transactions, payments using debit, credit card, netbanking: As online payments has become a vogue these days, some anti-social elements have also grown up to cheat a large number of people every year. It is important to follow best-practices while doing any kind of online or mobile-based transactions. Here are some of them

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Online financial assistance

Online financial assistance

When in an emergency or when you need assistance from any of the e-commerce website, e-wallet or even a bank, make sure the customer care number you're using is absolutely scam-free, as it can cause a lot of trouble. (Pixabay)
 

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Verification link

Verification link

Always make sure that the website where you are doing online transaction is not fake. To find out if the site is legitimate or not, log on to http://registry.in/WHOIS and check the domain. (Pixabay)

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Unusual Discounts

Unusual Discounts

Upon seeing a hefty discount, it invites the customer to make a purchase from there, but the majority of sites like those are fraudulent. (Pixabay)

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Google playstore

Google playstore

Please verify the applications you download from the Google play store as a cyber-security firm has unveiled that there are chances of scams taking place via giving your card details to log in to the application. (Pixabay)

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Third party directories

 Third party directories

Blindly trusting third party directories such as justdial is not appropriate. (Pixabay)

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Public Wifi

Public Wifi

Never use the public-wifi to make monetary transactions. (Pixabay)