MOBILE BANKING SECURITY TIPS

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Mobile banking is a term used to refer to systems that allow customers of a financial institution to conduct a number of financial transactions through a mobile device such as a mobile phone or tablet. While,

Online banking, also known as internet banking, e-banking, or virtual banking, refers to carrying out banking operations on the Internet.

For safe and secure mobile banking.

  • Always install banking apps only from official stores such as Google Play Store or Apple Store.
  • Avoid using banking apps on free, unsecure Wi-Fi networks available in cafes, airports, hotels etc.
  • Secure your phone with a password or Pin.
  • Use a reliable mobile security application.
  • Never store banking details like banking information like Login ID/passwords, credit/debit card number etc. on your phone.
  • Once done always Logout. Avoid clicking options like “Remember me” or “Keep me logged in”.
  • Avoid clicking links or opening/downloading attachments that come with unknown/unexpected emails or SMSs.
  • Don’t send personal information via SMS (text messaging); Never disclose via text message your personal or financial sensitive information.
  • Make each account password strong and unique and avoid reusing them.

– KE-CIRT More tips can be found here:https://www.ke-cirt.go.ke/index.php/bulletins-and-guides/

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