Personal Development, Finance and Investing For Filipinos
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. Financial Education is your best investment.
Scammers, hackers, and fraudsters are getting increasingly sophisticated in their attempts to get your money or personal details.
While scammers, hackers, fraudsters continue to take advantage of today’s challenging new normal to con people, there are ways to protect against their attacks. Be alert and protect yourself from being a victim by following these tips.
- Do not use dictionary words, names of persons and places, birthdays, telephone numbers and ID numbers (e.g., SSS, GSIS, TIN).
- Do not use your social media passwords as online banking passwords.
- Assign a different password for each account. Change your passwords every two months, or as frequent as possible.
- Do not share passwords with anyone. Do not write passwords on paper.
It is a convenient way of conducting banking transactions but may expose the bank and its clients to cyber risks. Below are some safety tips to keep in mind when banking online.
For Further Readings About Frauds and Scams:
Watch Out For Frauds And Scams
How To Spot A Scam? Avoid Getting Scammed!
Facts About Credit Card Frauds And Scams
Source: Financial Consumer Protection Department (BSP)
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