Safety Tips - Internet Banking
Use Internet Banking To Minimise The Risk of Fraud
- Utilise paperless options. Restrict receipt of paper statements by subscribing to e-mailed bank account statements, credit card statements and demat account statements.
- Monitor your account activity regularly by checking your balances and statements online through ICICIBank.com. This helps you to detect fraudulent transactions, if any, quickly. The earlier a fraud is detected, the lesser will be its financial impact.
- Restrict the use of cheques. Transfer funds online between your ICICI Bank accounts or send money to other ICICI Bank and non-ICICI Bank customers through ICICIBank.com.
- Receive and pay bills online for free with Bill Pay at ICICIBank.com. Fewer the personal documents sent through the mail, lesser the chance of fraud.
- Link and manage all your ICICI Bank relationships online at ICICIBank.com.
- Register for Mobile Banking and receive alerts upon all significant transactions in your account. Learn more about Mobile Banking.
- Communicate with the bank through the secure mailbox option at ICICIBank.com, "Write to Account Manager".
Tips For Use When Banking Through The Internet
- Avoid accessing your Internet Banking account from a cyber cafe or a shared computer. However, if you happen to do so change your passwords from your own computer.
- Every time you complete your online banking session, log off from ICICIBank.com. Do not just close your browser.
- To access ICICI Bank's Internet Banking, always type in the correct URL (http://www.icicibank.com/) into your browser window. Never click a link that offers to take you to our website.
- If your log-in IDs or passwords appear automatically on the sign-in page of a secure website, you should disable the "Auto Complete" function to increase the security of your information.
To disable the "Auto Complete" function:
- Open Internet Explorer and click "Tools" > "Internet Options" > "Content".
- Under "Personal Information", click "Auto Complete".
- Uncheck "User names and passwords on forms" and click "Clear Passwords".
- Click "OK".
- Change your Internet Banking passwords (both log-in password and transaction password) after your first log-in, and thereafter regularly (at least once in a month).
- Your password should be complex and difficult for others to guess. Use letters, numbers and special characters [such as !,@, #,$, %, ^, &,* (, )] in your passwords.
- For additional security to financial transactions through Internet Banking, create and maintain different passwords for log-in and for transactions.
- If you have more than one Internet Banking user ID, use a different password for each of the user IDs. You may also view all your accounts with ICICI Bank under a single user ID by linking your various accounts to your preferred Internet Banking user ID. Click here to know more about linking your accounts.
- Never share your Internet Banking passwords with others, even family members. Do not reveal them to anybody, not even to an ICICI Bank employee.
- Always check the last log-in to your Internet Banking account. Log in to ICICIBank.com and see the left hand side of the "My Accounts" page to view the date and time of your last log-in.
- If you forget your password
- If you are unable to log in to your Internet Banking account.
- If you notice any suspicious activity on your account.
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