KEEP YOUR DE­VICE SAFE

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Kalyani Pil­lay of the South African Bank­ing Risk Cen­tre of­fers these tips for shop­ping via your smart­phone or tablet:

Use an app such as Look­out to pro­tect your de­vice the same way you’d use an­tivirus soft­ware on your PC. The ba­sic ver­sion of Look­out is free for An­droid and iOS phones.

Set a pass­word pro­tected lock screen on your phone and tablet.

Don’t save pass­words and PIN num­bers on your de­vices.

Up­date your apps and your de­vices reg­u­larly – these of­ten con­tain up­dated se­cu­rity fea­tures.

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