These days, scammers are coming up with new ways of hacking into people's bank accounts and causing them pain by removing their hard earn money.
But in this article, Nairablog.1 would be exposing some ways these hackers get hold of your informations, and ways to counter their hacking.
There are many ways fraudsters can get your information. They can get it through most importantly, your phones, atm cards, disposed bank receipts amongst others.
This article, is written to rather enlighten you on certain informations to never store on your phone. You might have stored them innocently, but the you completely read this article, go fast and delete them!! It's for your own good.
1. Your BVN [ Bank Verification Number] - This is the most important bank detail in Nigeria. Once scammers get ahold of this, it is finished!! This verification is tied to your bank account, and is it used as a means of approval,and also used to distinguish one's account from another.
Some people have saved this on their phone inorder not to forget it. Bit it's not safe! Save it elsewhere!
2. ATM card pin - Some people have the habit of always forgetting their card pins. Inorder to stop this trend, they save the pin to their phone. Oshey, this is wrong! It's like adding salt to injury.
Don't ever try this if you still love the money in your bank account.
3. Bank account number
4. Bank account name
5. CVV number - This is the 3 digit code at the back of your atm card. Very small but mighty!
6. Date of birth
7. One time password
8. ATM card number
9. ATM card expiry date
10. Registered phone number.
These are very vital informations you wouldn't want in the wrong hands.
Share this article to save lives.
Don't forget to click the follow button above 👆👆
Content created and supplied by: Nairablog.1 (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More