How Do You Know That Your Card Is Hacked And What To Do

    Nowadays hacking is not only applicable on internet hacking or any system hacking, today it is also on your credit cards as well. Because it is obvious that you use your credit card while doing online purchases as well. That is the point when you share your card details over internet and hackers take an advantage of the same and start using your credit card without you being informed. So it is recommended if you are a credit card holder always keep an eye on what is happening on your cards. Below mentioned are some of the tips which will give you an indication that your card has been hacked and is being misused by somebody else.

    1. Strange purchases: When you notice that there is a strange purchase done though your credit card then this is one of the indication that your card is being misused.
    2. Less credit limit: Nowadays everyone does link their mobile phones with their credit card so a single activity from card and constant reminders about credit limit keep reflecting over your mobile phone through an SMS from the card issuer bank. So keep a track of credit limit, if you see a dip in your credit limit so that is another indication which says that your card is being hacked. So it is recommended that you must get your SMS alert active for your account
    3. Never store card details: It is one of the easiest ways for hackers to hack your credit card when you save your credit card details on online shopping portals; it is advised that you should not save your card details to be misused. It hardly hakes few seconds to enter your card details. It is better to do that activity rather than giving invitation to hackers to hack your card details and use it for their uses.
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