Imagine logging in to your online banking account and discovering that your accounts have been emptied! Not a cent left. Now imagine phoning your bank and being told that there may be little they can do to recover your money, as it has been transferred to a foreign bank in what looked to be a legitimate transaction. How could this happen?
It's your bank's responsibility to keep their online banking system safe and secure but it's your responsibility to protect and access your online accounts in a secure manner. Here are some essential online banking safety tips.
Passwords, they're the first line of defence in protecting your online bank accounts from unauthorised access. But as important as they are, passwords are often given lax treatment by the average internet user, putting online bank accounts at risk.