In the continuous effort to raise awareness of your safety and online security, we're sharing important information about protecting your personal details. Today's topic is: what information should you never share over the phone?
You might receive phone calls from individuals claiming to represent a company or an organization, asking for your personal information. This is a common method used by fraudsters. It's essential never to disclose the following information over the phone:
- Social Security Number
- Bank account or credit card details
- Personal Identification Numbers (PINs)
Remember, legitimate organizations will never ask for these details over the phone. If you suspect a fraudulent call, hang up immediately. Stay safe and secure.