Lifestyle & Hobbies

How To Secure Your Device When Shopping Online

In a recent survey, 1 in 4 Singaporeans have adopted mobile payment. In 2016 alone, over 30,000 retail points in Singapore enabled cashless payment. The most popular online wallets include DBS Paylah!, Apple Pay, and Android Pay. You can only imagine how much growth the cashless payment received due to the Circuit Breaker period! People have been leaning towards this payment scheme due to the lack of face-to-face interaction that comes with it. A mobile wallet stores payment information on

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Personal Finance

Singapore Banks Have Access To S$30M Funds To Boost Cybersecurity

If you are updated with the current events, you would know that the country has suffered a serious data breaching this year. The unfortunate event compromised the personal data of 1.5 million healthcare patients including the data of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. These patients are under SingHealth – the country’s largest group of healthcare institutions spanning various clinical specialties, public hospitals, specialty centers, polyclinics, and community hospitals. Similar stories of data breaching in other sectors have been reported in

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Personal Finance

7 Ways To Secure Your Online Transactions

With the modern convenience to shop and transact online, comes the great responsibility to protect the users privacy! Providing information for your online activities can put your identity and your wealth at risk. To avoid this, you must be informed, cautious, and vigilant at all times. 1. BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS One of the easiest ways to protect your sensitive information is by being sensible about where you transact. Do not input your details in public where people can

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Amazingly Free Ways To Boost Your Online Security

According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Cybersecurity (or online security) is defined as the measures taken to protect a computer or a computer system against unauthorized access or attack. Those who gain unauthorized access to the data in the computer or the system are usually called as hackers. Recently, I had been a victim of a Facebook malware attack. For those of you who are less tech savvy, a malware is any software used to collect sensitive information, harm computer operations,

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

How to Prevent Fraud When Shopping Online

Online Fraud

Online shopping is finally catching up in Asia, and with it the use of credit cards. Credit cards are one of the best ways to get discounts and rewards. You can even compare credit cards in Singapore to find the best one for you. However, using a credit card for online shopping brings about the danger of identity theft. Here’s how to prevent your credit card account from getting into the wrong hands:  Avoid Storing Your Credit Card Information Often,

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