Banking sector has been a target of cyber crime. These online banking related frauds have recently increased with the rise in digital payments. To help stay while banking online or marking online transactions, the State Bank of India (SBI) has shared some tips via a post on Twitter. The tweet has a 45 second video that says what steps can be taken to stay safe online.
The video h as three different scenarios that may possibly lead to online banking frauds. These are:
If you have received fraud calls, emails and texts requesting your personal details or requesting you to make urgent payment
If your bank account shows transactions you didn’t perform
If you have shared you personal information or account specific information with anyone
In the post, the country’s largest public sector bank is advising citizens to report cases of banking cyber frauds either to the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal ( or to the local police authorities. It is also advisable not to ignore even a small instance of cyber crime and report it immediately to the concerned authorities.
“Protect yourself from cyber-criminals by staying alert and informed. Here’s what you can do to stay safe. For more details, please visit:,” says the tweet.

For those unaware, the National Cyber Crime Reporting Portal is an initiative of the Government of India to facilitate victims/complainants to report cyber crime complaints online. The portal is supervised by the Ministry of Home Affairs.