SBI ATM safety mantra: Tech Frauds have an eye on people’s money during the lockdown and there is an increasing number of frauds taking place across ATMs and digital banking channels. Various banks have been advising customers on ways to bank safely.

SBI also has been advising their customers on ways to bank safely. The largest lender of the country has time and again shared tips of safe banking practices with its customers. SBI recommends that customers should conduct ATM transactions in complete privacy in order to avoid any ATM-cum-debit card fraud. In case an unauthorized transaction takes place, customers should immediately inform the bank, says SBI.

 The State Bank of India (SBI) has said that it will refund customers affected by ATM card cloning recently.

SBI also gave 10 tips on safe baking at ATMs. Here is a look at SBI’s ATM safety mantra:

1. Change your PIN at regular interval
2. Cover ATM/POS keypad while entering the PIN
3. Memorize your PIN. Avoid writing it on your ATM card or anywhere else
4. Avoid using your birthdays and anniversary date as you PIN

5. Ensure to register/update your mobile number in your account to receive SMS about the debit cards and other transactions in the account.
6. Never share your OTP, debit card PIN/details with anyone
7. Do not respond to any SMS, email or call asking you to share your ATM PIN or any other confidential data
8. Not more than one person at an ATM is allowed inside the ATM kiosk

9. Protect yourself from some stealing your PIN behind your shoulder
10. Always use YONO cash to withdraw money from ATMs. It empowers you to withdraw money using a debit card. It is safe and secure.

SBI recently took to Twitter telling its customers to keep unique internet banking passwords while ensuring they are not names of their family members. “Here’s a friendly reminder to update your passwords and don’t set it as a family member’s name!,” SBI had said in a tweet.

The bank had also urged all its customers to keep their banking details confidential. “SBI will never call or e-mail you to share any such details. Stay alert, bank safe.” SBI had tweeted.