25 Jul 2015

Internet Security - Official Websites of Banks in India - Important Links

For any individual ,who relies on Net Banking transactions, it a matter of concern that the Bank's website is genuine or not. Though most of the Banks have installed Tools and Procedures like i) Image and Phrase selection of your choice, ii) OTP - one time Password, iii) Registration of third party payee within the Bank, NEFT and RTGS and confirmation thereof through OTP.
       

Moreover one must see Lock sign for security of the website and
check for signs below to know more about security :



IconWhat it means
green lockThe site’s certificate is valid and its identity has been verified by a trusted third-party authority.
orange alertThe site has not provided the browser with a certificate. This is normal for regular HTTP sites (look for the Blank page icon icon in the address bar), because certificates are usually provided only if the site uses SSL.
red lockGoogle Chrome has detected problems with the site’s certificate. You should proceed with caution because the site may be pretending to be another site in order to trick you into sharing personal or other sensitive information with them.

Your connection to the site

Google Chrome lets you know whether your connection is fully encrypted. If your connection is insecure, third parties might be able to view or tamper with the information you provide on the site.
IconWhat it means
green lockGoogle Chrome has successfully established a secure connection with the site you’re viewing.
orange alertYour connection to the site is not encrypted. This is normal for regular HTTP sites (look for the Blank page icon icon in the address bar).
gray alertYour connection to the site is encrypted, but Google Chrome has detected mixed content on the page. Be careful if you’re entering information on this page. Mixed content can provide a loophole for someone to manipulate the page. This content could be third-party images or ads embedded on the page.
red lockYour connection to the site is encrypted, but Google Chrome has detected mixed scripting on the page. Be careful if you’re entering personal information on this page. Mixed scripting can provide a loophole for someone to take over the page. This content could be third-party scripts or videos embedded on the page.

If you’re connected to the Internet via a public wireless network, mixed scripting is especially risky because wireless networks are easier to tamper with than wired networks.


For the benefit of our readers we provide here under Links to Official Websites of Banks in India.

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