Initially, the initiative was aimed at contributing to the battle against COVID-19 and has now been expanded to tackle cyber fraud. This is HDFC Bank’s second year of involvement in this awareness week.
New Delhi: Throughout International Fraud Awareness Week 2020, the HDFC Bank in Hyberabad started a campaign Mooh Band Rakho to increase awareness of cyber-theft as well as how to avoid it.
The HDFC Bank group also met with Hyderabad Police Commissioner VC Sajjanar during Monday’s release. The Commissioner welcomed the bank’s efforts to improve but said that they need with the hour is to raise awareness of the new frauds against the public at large.
Initially, the initiative was aimed at contributing to the battle against COVID-19 and has since been expanded to tackle cyber fraud. That’s also HDFC Bank’s second year of involvement in this recognition week.
Commissioner Sajjanar also instructed the citizens not to exchange confidential numbers over the internet and not to tap on the inappropriate websites and social media but not to host any unfamiliar applications.
“No bank is going to request classified details. Don’t really fall victim to Ponzi schemes, digital gifts or prizes, etc., as no one can willingly give gifts and money and that it is a reason to disbelieve such enticing deals, said Sajjanar.
The HDFC bank would hold 1,000 workshops around the country over the next 4 months, and according to bank executives, in which knowledge will be raised about easy steps including not sharing card information, CVV, expiry date, OTPs, bank transfer, or mobile banking login Access code, SMS, email and social media information.
This initiative is in recognition of the 2020 International Fraud Awareness Week a national initiative to limit the impacts of fraud, which could take place between 15 and 21 November.