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Infographic: Online banking and security

This is a handy infographic to share with friends, family, and coworkers -- reminding them to stay alert and follow some basic security tips for online and mobile banking.

Smartphones have made accessing one's banking information easy, and even though most people have a healthy sense of the risks, convenience usually wins out. Buggy mobile apps and clever malware producers will continue to be a threat, so keep your friends, family, and coworkers alert by reminding them to follow some basic best practices. The infographic below, courtesy of ZoneAlarm, provides a snapshot of the current landscape of online banking and offers some general guidelines for improving security.

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4 comments
michael john2
michael john2

This is something which everybody should be aware.Since security is the most vital role in online banking..

tripsma
tripsma

I agree with wingnut. This was a waste of my time. I hope the editor gives you another chance to rewrite this. I won't be passing this link on to family and friends, etc. they won't understand some of it. Most will have no clue what phishing or a firewalls is. Put it in simple terms where someone who doesn't understand computers very well will know what to do when they bank online (via a desktop or mobile). Looking forward to seeing it rewritten.

wingnut1024
wingnut1024

This journalist can't create her own work. Posts a way toooo generic piece by alother company. Did you get permission to copy and post this? How about some real meat for today's landscape rather than a 3rd grade level posting by Zone Alarm.

IT Support23
IT Support23

Thanks for this infographic on banking online security. Will forward this post to my friends. :)