Sharing is not caring, when it comes to one's personal information. The State Bank of India (SBI) has recently cautioned its customers to remain vigilant about the cyber fraudsters who are always on the prowl, looking out for the next target.
The SBI has advised people to follow simple tips which can help and save them from falling into the trap of cyber criminals.
In a video tweet, SBI has said that people should not share personal details on social media platforms. Similarly, they should also not share vaccination certificates or any document that contains personal details.
“We advise our customers to be alert of fraudsters and not to share any sensitive details online or download any app from an unknown source,” tweeted the SBI.
Earlier, the SBI had also warned about the KYC fraud.
“KYC fraud is real, and it has proliferated across the country. The fraudster sends a text message pretending to be a bank/company representative to get your personal details,” said SBI.
Here are key tips issued by SBI:
-Do not share personal details on social media platforms.
-Do not transfer funds to anyone without verifying the authenticity.
-Not (Don't) click on unverified links or open suspicious mail.
-Do not share debit card details/INB credentials with anyone.
-Beware of fake messages and misinformation.
-Avoid clicking on attachments received in mails from unknown sources.
-Do not share credentials like Date of Birth, Debit Card number, Internet Banking user ID, Debit Card PIN, CVV and OTPs.
-Beware of fraudsters pretending to be calling from SBI, RBI, Government Office, Police, KYC authority.
Always remember that your personal information needs to be kept private. Pay attention to these important safety tips to avoid cybercrime.— State Bank of India (@TheOfficialSBI) June 24, 2021
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