Home security and online

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See what he knows about financial security at home and online. Check this list containing smart ideas to protect you.

Smart ideas to protect yourself:

  • Beware of strangers you can enter your home. Do not leave it the confidential data, credit cards and checkbooks.
  • Store your new and canceled checks securely.
  • Store in a safe place copies of your driver’s license, credit cards, vehicle registration, identity cards, etc.
  • Shred old and unnecessary financial documents, old bank account statements and pre-approved offers of credit cards unsolicited.
  • Do not send email personal data, e.g. account numbers, credit card numbers or personal identification numbers (PINs).
  • Choose a credit card with a low limit for all your online purchases.
  • Immediately after making a transaction on the web, completely close your browser.
  • Turn off your computer when not in use: do not leave it in the mode of “sleep”.
  • Never download files or click on links in emails from people or companies you do not know.
  • Install a firewall, anti-virus and anti-spyware (anti-spyware) on your computer and update them regularly.

Note: To maximize the security of web transactions Internet, use a recent version of their browser. Internet Web addresses starting with “https” and pages that have the padlock symbol in the lower right corner are the safest.