There are many obvious reasons that emphasise the need to secure bank accounts. The primary one is the fact that, the bank accounts are the place where our money resides. It actually deals with the real money and we cannot take any chance of risks when the point of our income is considered, according to maccablo.com.
Now a days, the hackers are targeting the potential users rather than the banks as it is easy to crack the personal computer network when considered to the large banking networks. So extreme and severe security measures must be taken to guarantee the security for our bank accounts.
Ways in which your bank account is misused or hacked
The most common way by which the bank account will be hacked is by obtaining the personal details of a person and further hacking his/her mail account.
Also if you forget to sign out of your personal mail account there is a higher probability of being hacked. Once the hacking to mail account is successful then the hacker might try to reset the bank account password and this will be successfully done as all these communications happens through the mail and it has already been hacked. This way your account might get hacked.
There are some cases in which several hacking has happened because the user has deliberately shared his own account details with someone in the internet. People who get friendly with you over internet might be trying to get your secure bank personal information. Once being friendly and after establishing a tight bond with you, the account information might be shared by you and this leads to your account being hacked.
Another way by which your account might get hacked is by obtaining your private details and IP when you click on certain links or reply to some spam mails. These might create some malwares in your system so that the hacker can keep track of all your transactions and secure bank personal information.
There were also some reports about the bank accounts being hacked when the users gave their information and all important details to an official bank mail or a person who he/she thought was an authorised official from bank.
Here are ways to secure your bank account
One easy step to ensure a secure bank account is constantly checking your account balance and reviewing your monthly statement. If you note unusual activity, you can immediately, take further measures.
If you make any bank transactions through the internet, make sure that your internet is safe and protected. You might have to enter your account details in many cases. So make sure your network is bug free to prevent account misuse.
Also when you open or reply to any links that might seem to be an official one from the bank, proper observations must be carried out to ensure that you are at the right site and not replying to a trap. It is very important to secure your personal details as well.
The usage of your official and personal mail addresses should be very carefully done. It is easy to hack a mail account after obtaining all the personal information and using your mail account.
A hacker can easily reset your bank account’s password. Ensure that you do not open your mail at unsafe or unfamiliar places. If so, make sure that you have properly signed out.
Another way is to make your password very strong and not easily hacked. Make sure that your devices, Internet browser and operating system are always updated.
Use applications that are available in the financial sector especially, which are provided by the banks to do every bank transactions on your mobile phones, and avoid using public networks.
Make sure that your credit or debit cards are safe and if stolen, alert the authorities and take every precautions. Special care must be taken to block your account once you suspect your card or your card number is stolen. In this case immediately block your credit /debit cards.
Nowadays, there are many banks which are prone to hacking attacks. Ensure that you leave your money with a very well reputed bank which takes every security measures and the latest softwares to provide high-tech security to its clients so that you can secure your money.
Ensure that for all transactions, you use official and authorised websites so that no malwares or viruses get into your system that might affect the security measures in the future.
Always make sure that you use the social networking sites to a limited way as some hackers might try to establish a relationship with you and extract your details.
Beware of all the personal information that you share over the Internet. It will be easy to hack your accounts if a lot of information is disclosed in the web about you.
There are many cases in which hacking have happened as the user cannot properly memorise their PIN number. If you write it down or enter into your cell phones, ensure that it is safe
In case of security questions required to ensure authorised access, make sure that the questions that we select are the ones that cannot be easily answered and only the ones that you know.
Never share your personal account details over fake calls pretending to be bank or fake emails asking for details in the form of lottery winning.
Never ever post pictures which contain your account details and personal information on any social media.
Today as everything goes digital and smart, the usage of bank accounts for all day to day transactions are increasing rapidly. While it ensures that we need not use hard money, there is a high probability of hacking that leads to lose of our money.
To protect your bank account, all possible measures must be taken. The usage the Internet and mails must be perfectly verified and monthly reports of account details must be made so as to ensure security and secure your bank account. Keep your account safe and make your money out of danger.
New Research: Frequent S£x May Help Delay Menopause
Scientists have said that frequent s£x can help delay menopause beyond the average age since it keeps the body and the hormones active.
Menopause is usually diagnosed after twelve months without menstruation and usually occurs between the ages of 45 and 47, with the average age being 51.
The study conducted by the University College London and published by Royal Society Open Medicine suggests that if you have a full s£xual life, you will end up keeping your body and hormones active, which as a result will keep you fertile.
They further said that if a woman is not having s£x, the body will therefore ‘choose’ to stop secreting energy into ovulation and invest the resources into existing skin therefore resulting in menopause.
“During ovulation, the woman’s immune function is impaired, making the body more susceptible to disease. Hence, if a pregnancy is unlikely owing to a lack of s£xual activity, then it would not be beneficial to allocate energy to a costly process, especially if there is the option to invest resources into existing kin,” according to the researchers.
Scientists who conducted the study said they recruited 2,936 women aged 42-52, with the researchers tracking their s£xual activities for ten years, as well as their menopause status.
The researchers gathered that women of any age who had s£x each week had 28% less chances of experiencing menopause at the age of 52, while those who had s£x less than once a month have higher chances of experiencing menopause at the average age of 51.
However, when the British National Health Service (NHS) reviewed the research, it said the study does not prove having more s£x directly delay menopause.
“The study only shows a link between how often women had s£x and their age at menopause. It cannot prove that having more s£x directly causes a later menopause.”
Meanwhile, Vicky Rhodes, 59 said she still have periods and has never experienced a hot flush, nor a symptom of hormonal change, as she links it to her frequent s£x with lover jack, 49.
She told Daily Mail that the research has helped her to understand why she still see her menstrual flow despite her age.
According to her: “At last, I think I know what’s been going on, because the years when I might have expected to go through the menopause were taken up with a passionate affair.”
“I Bled Again, Is It Possible To Regain Lost Virginity” — Nigerian Lady Asks
A confused 26-year-old Nigerian lady has asked the possibility of a woman losing her virginity twice.
The lady who wrote to relationship expert, Joro Olumofin and begged to be kept anonymous revealed that she lost her virginity when she was 23 years old.
However, she had s£x for the second time a few days ago now that she is 26 and she noticed that she bled again.
In a confused state, she’s seeking to know why she bled for the second time after having initially lost her virginity some three years ago.
“Dearest Joro, God bless you for all you do. I lost my virginity to someone who doesn’t deserve it at 23…i regret doing it.. as I didn’t enjoy the sex. It was so painful I nearly passed out. Since then I developed phobia for sex.. 3 years later… I am 26 now… Three days ago I had sex again. It wasn’t planned… I didn’t really know how it happened… The issue is I bled again… like it’s my first time. It was so so painful yet again. Truth is, I didn’t see myself ever having sex again. It’s not worth all the hype.
My major concern is days… Why did I bleed again. Does it mean I regain my lost virginity only to lose it once more. Please keep me anonymous.”
‘I’ve Sinned Before God…My Side Chick Came To My Rescue When My Wife Refused To Help Me’ — Man Shares Touching Story
A man has shared a story of how his once loving and caring wife turned to a monster when he became broke after losing his job in 2018.
The man who wrote anonymously to relationship expert, Joro Olumofin disclosed that he pleaded with his wife to support a business idea he had, but the wife dismissed and turned his proposal down.
According to the man, his wife started maltreating him, continuously insulted him in the presence of their children and his friends, to the extent their five year old daughter onced asked him “why does mommy hate you so much?.”
His wife’s actions, according to him, pushed him to start drinking until one fateful day….
Read his story below: