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How To Protect Your Credit Cards When Shopping Online
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Many Online Applications now support
the using of Credit Cards popularly
known in 9ja as ATM cards for payment,
This reduce the efforts of going to bank
and queue from morning till evening and
you will still never get your registration
card. A close different story is when you
want to apply for admission from an
institution that’s far away from your
residence place, you’ll be shocked that
the registration card will not be available
in your city, you may need to travel a
long distance to purchase the
registration card. Some has lost their
admission due to these reason because
at the end they failed to obtain the
registration card and do their
application.
But with the usage of ATM cards to make
payment online and register for your
examination, Many students are happy
for this great advancement that happen
the Education and Internet section,
though many Online expert has been
enjoying the usage of their ATM cards to
purchase and shop online for a very long
time.
But now that’s widely use among
innocent Nigerian students who don’t
know how to secure their ATM cards
from fraudsters, I’ve seen some sending
their ATM Cards details to third party in
other to make registration on their
behalf which is very very move. I have
shortlisted ways you can use your ATM
cards securely and perfectly.
Change Your PIN immediately after each
transaction
After every transaction you made online
with your ATM cards, be sure to go and
change your PIN immediately. Your credit
card PIN is very precious to a fraudster
even than your CVV2 number and any
other card details, without your PIN
there is basically nothing any crook will
do with your funds. Do you know your
PIN allows direct withdrawals of cash
from your account? Your PIN should be
the last thing you’ll ever tell anybody
Use Your Credit Card Only on Trusted
Sites
There are some fake sites that are just
design to wheedle out your credit cards
information and some shopping sites
doesn’t have adequate security to
protect your credit from fraud. be aware
of those sites and never use your ATM
cards on them.

Don’t Send Your Credit Cards Info to
Anyone

This is very common among our
Nigerian students, they’ll want other
person to do the registration for them
and they will send all their ATM card
detail to that person, including their PIN,
I’ve witnessed a case where a guy use
another person ATM cards to buy a
laptop online cost N56,000. you should
never send your ATM cards details to
anyone!

Protect your Computer

The next step to secure your ATM cards
and your online transaction is to secure
your computer, you should never think
of shopping online or use your credit
card with a computer that’s riddled with
viruses, spyware or malware and
keyloggers.
I think I’ve said enough to keep save
your ATM cards, but in any case you are
suspicious of fraudulent transaction on
your Account, be sure to notify your
Bank Immediately.
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