HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM E-THREATS

     
  Given below are some of the tips that could be useful to protect yourselves from potential e-threats:  
      
 DOs and DON'Ts
   
 

Do not reply to any email that ask for sensitive information like user id and passwords.South Indian Bank will never ask  for updation of your sensitive account information online.

 
  Do not use Cyber Cafe to access SIBERNET
 
  Do not  give Card/ account related information in an e-mail or post it on any website or forum.
 
  Do not go for a easy to break password.
 
  Do not disclose your password to anyone even to bank staff.
 
  Do not download software or files from an unknown source; they might contain phishing Trojans.
 
  Change your passwords often and keep them secret.
  Use different passwords for login and transaction.
Add the URL of SIBERNET to favorites of your browser and always access the site through that only.
  Use a good anti-virus and anti-spyware software (and keep it updated) to prevent your computer from falling prey to malicious software.
Always check for SSL certificate by clicking the lock icon at the botttom of secured page.
   
  SIBerNet is best accessed using Internet Explorer version 5.5 & above and Mozilla Firefox version 3.0 & above, with a screen resolution 1024 by 768 pixels.

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