Safety in the Cyber World: Tips for Online Transactions
Technology is changing the way everything works and the world is getting a lot easier to live in. for example, twenty years ago, one had to go to a phone booth, buy a call card and then try to contact people while enduring a bad connection- but now, anyone can call any country at any time of the day and in any location. Advancements in technology have made it easy for us to keep in touch, facilitate effortless transactions, pay bills and make money. More and more people are joining the bandwagon of virtual payments and online business transactions- this is a development that is welcome but also has its downsides. More people using online channels has opened a new world of cybercrime and internet fraud; not knowing how to conduct safe transactions online has caused a lot of people to expose themselves and lose money. Below are a few tips to ensure that you stay safe and secure while doing business online.
Whether you are shopping for a cute pair of shoes, booking a hotel or paying fees, remember to apply all these tips so that “yahoo-yahoo” and “419” people don’t get hold of your money.