Convenience requires vigilance
Here's how to stay safe while shopping online
When it comes to battling online identity theft, we're your partner. Online shopping is an everyday event, so we want to make sure you know how to keep your financial information as safe s possible.
Follow these tips for more secure shopping
Be careful about sharing information
Deal with reputable retailers only
Keys to safer online shopping
- We want you to get the most out of your convenient online shopping experiences without sacrificing your security. Take a moment to consider these tips from the 'ohana that cares about safeguarding your sensitive information.
- Use the free Verified by VISA service to secure your card during online transactions
- Update your security software, operating systems, programs and apps
- Delete suspicious email advertisements and ignore clickable tweets, posts and website ads because criminal often use these in phishing scams
- Be wary of emails that require you to act immediately or tell you there's a problem with your order or payment
- Don't share personal or financial information over unsecured Wifi networks
- Only use secure websites for shopping and look for the padlock icon in your browser's address bar
- Familiarize yourself with sites' privacy policies before submitting your personal information
- Use your credit cards for online transactions for the best protection, and never use your debit card or wire cash
- Save records of your online transactions and monitor your account to spot any unauthorized charges immediately
to visit our Security Center for more tips and information.