Have ICICI Bank credit card? These 5 ways will ensure you do not lose money

Feb 13, 2019, 19:33 PM IST
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Private lender ICICI Bank recently issued a warning for its customers, asking them not to open emails from unknown sources as it can be a trap by online malware cyber attack. This was another reminder that the customers need to be more aware to ensure they don't lose their hard earned money. The warning stated that in such emails, fraudsters send you a mail with luring offers asking you to give your details by clicking the given URL. There is a good chance that the credit card users fall into such scams as well. Here are five tips that can keep them safe against such scams:

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Avoid banking at cyber cafés -

Avoid banking at cyber cafés -

ICICI bank, on its official website, asks customers to avoid banking at cyber cafes. Doing this, can expose the personal details of the customers. (Reuters)

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Never keep your PIN and card together -

Never keep your PIN and card together -

The bank also suggests the customers keep their card and PIN separately. This reduces the chances of losing money if the card is lost. (Pixabay)

 

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Avoid giving away card/A/c details -

Avoid giving away card/A/c details -

This goes without saying that the credit card holders should avoid sharing their details with other customers. It can save them from scams. (Pixabay)

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Always log off after accessing your account -

Always log off after accessing your account -

Just like you remember to log off from any social media account, signing out from the bank is also a must. (Pixabay)

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Never reply to unknown emails -

Never reply to unknown emails -

As the warning said, the customers should not reply to unknown emails. The bank said that such click won't lead you anywhere but allow the fraudsters to get access to all data stored in your mobile phone, laptop, and desktop. 

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