The State Bank of India has blocked more than 6,00,000 debit cards of its customers on the suspicion of possible security breach. SBI’s move was a precautionary measure to protect its customer from cyber threat. Earlier, card network company MasterCard and Visa had informed various banks in India about a potential risk to some cards in India “owing to a data breach”. On Wednesday, it was reported that the malware-related security breach was detected in the non-SBI ATM network. coque iphone en ligne The SBI’s move to block the cards was intended to ensure that customer’s confidential personal data was not compromised. “A few ATMs have been affected by a malware. coque iphone en ligne When people use their card on infected switches or ATMs, there is a high probability that their data will be compromised,” Shiv Kumar Bhasin, SBI’s chief technology officer (CTO), told The Times of India. coque iphone 8 In the era of a fast-changing digital world, ordinary consumers usually find hard to catch up on matters related to security. However, here are some steps that can help you protect or cut down the possible cyber threat. KEEP YOUR PIN SECRET Never write your password in your laptop or mobile phones. Try to memorize your PIN, and do not even write it on the back of your card. Do not let anyone else enter your PIN for you. coque iphone 7 Don’t share your PIN over the telephone. If you use your debit card to make a purchase by phone, never disclose your PIN.