New Delhi: It has now become common practice for fraudsters to trick people into sending bogus messages and alerts related to your debit and credit card transactions. In line with the risks associated with card misuse, the State Bank of India (SBI) shared a tweet on Thursday, warning users of fraudulent emails and asking customers to refrain from clicking on fake emails .Read also – Good news for seniors: SBI extends special fixed deposit program until March 2022

“Our clients are getting fake alert emails from non-existent entities in the name and style of SBI,” the bank tweeted. Read also – SBI 2021 Clerk preliminary results on sbi.co.in, here is a direct link to the check marks

Claiming that SBI never sends such emails, the bank also asked customers to report these fake emails to the National Cybercrime Reporting Portal, in addition to providing a link to their online banking portal in order to that people are not misled. Read also – Home loan interest at the lowest: HDFC announces a home loan at 6.7% interest, here’s how to apply

Notably, links sent by scammers contain malware and steal sensitive information from the person’s device.

A few days ago, SBI also posted safety tips on using credit and debit cards.

While sharing the security tips, the nation’s largest bank said, “With each growing threat of fraudsters and their innovative ways to rip people off, financial security has become incredibly crucial. Here are some safety tips for using credit cards and debit cards.

In a 52-second video clip, the bank shared the dos and don’ts of safe debit / credit card use.


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