could connect your laptop to the internet via a wi-fi
spot or by using a mobile modem. Very often people work
over-time in the office to finish things off because they
are leaving to go on holiday
or going on business.
However there is no longer a need to rush because you
can log into your online banking account from any where
in the world and do the business. Your password is your
access to your own online account and the rest is just
a couple of clicks away.
are security and safe transactions issues associated with
internet banking such as:-
People steeling your identity by hacking into your account
and then spending your money.
You giving your account information to unscrupulous online
scammer - known as phishing. You can fall prey to email
scams asking you to update your information because of
some security issues. Such emails can persuade you to
pass your sensitive account details for fraudsters to
copy, sell and distribute to criminals across the world.
If you keep your account/password information in your
wallet then in the event of your wallet being stolen or
lost your secure data can end up finding itself in the
hands of criminals..
things considered, the benefits of online banking far
out way the disadvantages of the service. You can minimise
the risk of fraud by implementing your own security. Simple
measures to keep your account information to yourself
like memorising your password and not replying to e-mails
asking for your information to be updated will go a long
way to protect you against online fraud. If hackers hack
into the banks security system and steel all your money
then the bank's own insurance will make your loss good.
So there is no issue there for you to be concerned about.
As long as you maintain good levels of common-sense when
it comes to your personal details and sensitive information,
in almost all instances you'll be perfectly fine.
Honest Johnny -
The Consumers' Advocate.
Author: T. Vettle