Credit Card Holders Should Stay More Careful, One Mistake Can Lead To An Empty Account

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Credit Card Holders Should Stay More Careful, One Mistake Can Lead To An Empty Account

Now it has become easier for us to avail many facilities ranging from loans to banking while sitting at home.  However, with the increase in online transactions, cases of fraud through the internet have also increased significantly.

In today’s time, the use of credit cards is very common.  We can do any transaction in seconds at home through UPI or debit-credit card within minutes.  Now it has become easier for us to avail many facilities ranging from loans to banking while sitting at home.

 

However, with the increase in online transactions, cases of fraud through the internet have also increased significantly.  Scammers drain your bank account and run away with the money they loot from innocent people.  Today we will tell you about some such methods by which scammers fraud people.  If you are also using credit card then it is important to know about these methods.

Modus Operandi of Credit Card Scam

Scammers send SMS on mobile to deceive people that their credit card is pending.  Along with this, he also sends a link in the message.  After this, as soon as the person clicks on the link, the third-party website opens.

There is a payment option and information is given that there is an outstanding of some rupees on his credit card.  On seeing this information, the person thinks that there will be an SMS from the bank, after which he uploads all the data on the website.

After this, the calls start coming.  The person calling calls himself a bank employee. Credit card consumers are told that if they do not pay their credit card bill, their card will be closed.  After this, the consumers decide to make the payment out of fear.

Later he realizes that a fraud has happened to him.  There is a new method of scam that scammers are doing. Therefore, you should beware of such scams.

Credit Card Related Information

  • Avoid sharing information related to your credit card like credit number, expiry date, CVV number, etc.
  • Keep in mind that do not submit your credit card statement online. Because this increases the risk of being cheated.
  • Keep changing the password.
  • Keep your credit card properly.
  • If your credit card is stolen, block it immediately.

About The Author:

Yogesh Naager is a content marketer who specializes in the cybersecurity and B2B space.  Besides writing for the News4Hackers blog, he’s also written for brands including CollegeDunia, Utsav Fashion, and NASSCOM.  Naager entered the field of content in an unusual way.  He began his career as an insurance sales executive, where he developed an interest in simplifying difficult concepts.  He also combines this interest with a love of narrative, which makes him a good writer in the cybersecurity field.  In the bottom line, he frequently writes for Craw Security.

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