SBI account holder? Here is a warning for you on online payments; here is how to stay safe

    Are you an SBI account holder? Then beware of online payments frauds. As making online payment is increasing at a rapid pace, it is important to stay safe from online frauds. The State Bank of India (SBI) has shared some safety tips for users to follow. Check it here.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 11:55 IST
    Check out the tips suggested by SBI here regarding online payments.
    If you are an SBI account holder and make online payments, check out the tips suggested by the bank here regarding online payments. (SBI Twitter)
    Check out the tips suggested by SBI here regarding online payments.
    If you are an SBI account holder and make online payments, check out the tips suggested by the bank here regarding online payments. (SBI Twitter)

    From Google Pay, Paytm, PhonePe to several other online payment making applications, whichever app you use, you need to follow certain safety tips to protect yourself from digital frauds. In order to stay alert and help its account holders, the State Bank of India (SBI) has shared certain safety tips to follow. An SBI account holder should be aware of online payments frauds and this is what needs to be done- check tips here. But before that it can be known that the SBI keeps on tweeting safety tips over its official Twitter handle.

    "Asked to Share Your PIN? #YehWrongNumberHai. Always remember that you should never share your PIN with anyone. Stay Alert and #SafeWithSBI," SBI tweeted. While another tweet read, "Always remember to check the UPI ID while making transactions to ensure it is an official one. Stay Alert & #SafeWithSBI."

    How to stay safe while making online payments

    Time
    Tools
    Supplies
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    Step 1:

    Always remember to check the UPI ID while making transactions to ensure it is an official one.

    Step 2:

    Always remember that you should never share your PIN with anyone. It can be noted that UPI PIN is required only for transfer of money and not for receiving.

    Step 3:

    The scanner should preferably be used for fund transfer.

    Step 4:

    Do not seek resolution from other than official sources.

    Step 5:

    Use App's help section for any payment or technical issue and in case of any discrepancy seek resolution through Bank's Complaint Resolution portal.

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    First Published Date: 28 Apr, 14:48 IST
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