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Keeping Your Online Banking Safe - Specifically for Indian Readers



How can your bank account with internet banking facility can be hacked?


1. Hacker accesses your name and date of birth from  Facebook.

2. With these details he goes to the Income Tax site and updates them. From there he obtains the pancard and mobile numbers.

3. Then he gets a duplicate pancard made.

4. After this he lodges a mobile theft complaint in a police station.

5. With the duplicate pancard he gets another sim card from the mobile company.

6. Through internet banking he is now ready to access your account.

7. He goes to the site and uses the forgot my password option.

8. Now he easily gets past other options and gets the  Internet banking pin on his sim card.

This information was issued by the Cyber Cell Police.

All those who used Net Banking are requested to edit Facebook profile and delete the birth date and mobile no. as a safety measure.