“Checking your account balance, paying bills and managing your finances nowadays, it is pretty normal to do all these things online. However, are you sure you really do them in the most secure way? Since ESET is a partner and active participant in European Cyber Security Month, October offers us a good opportunity to offer some top tips for safe and secure online banking.
1. Use a trustworthy device.
The first and most basic principle when connecting to your online account is to use a trustworthy device. Your own computer, tablet or smartphone is mostly the best choice, as you would be more likely to notice any suspicious activity (such as your device acting strangely). If possible, try to avoid using borrowed or public devices that might put your account and savings at risk……”