To create awareness on cyber frauds, HDFC Bank launches “Mooh Bandh Rakho” campaign

By | November 17, 2020

NOV 17, 2020


“Mooh Band Rakho,” a campaign to increase awareness on cyber frauds and preventing them, HDFC Bank Ltd., today announced the launch of this campaign. The Bank will be conducting 1,000 workshops within 4 months across the country.

Following of simple steps such as not sharing card details, CVV, Expiry Date, OTP NetBanking/ MobileBanking, Login ID & Password over Phone, SMS, email and social media can help general public to keep their money safe. The campaign will talk about more. It supports the International Fraud Awareness Week 2020 which is the global movement to reduce the impact of fraud which is being held from November 15 – 21. This is the 2nd year of HDFC Bank that it is participating in this.

The “Mooh Band Rakho” campaign was initially launched to fight COVID-19 by the Bank but now it has been extended to fight cyber fraud. A virtual event organised today, the “Mooh Band Rakho” campaign was launched by Retd. Lt General Dr Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Co-ordinator, Government of India and Jimmy Tata, Chief Risk Officer, HDFC Bank.

To watch HDFC Bank Mooh Bandh Rakho campaign song you can go to youtube and search ‘Mooh Bandh Rakho Campaign Song’. Jimmy Tata, Chief Risk Officer, HDFC Bank said, “This campaign is the need of the hour as more and more individuals are accessing banking services online. This has gathered momentum during the pandemic. As socially responsible corporate citizen, we need to regularly organize ‘Secure Banking’ workshops for the awareness of customers and general public across the country. Through this campaign we are aiming to take it to the next level by involving all stakeholders including investigating agencies”.

He further added, “Important for general public including bank customers to note: * HDFC Bank or any other bank will never ask for your OTP, NetBanking/MobileBanking password, Customer ID, UPI PIN for deferring your EMI payments. * Please do not share any confidential details with anyone over phone, SMS, Email with anyone”.

Secure Banking tips as below:

* Do not share PIN, passwords, bank details with anyone.

* Keep your bank informed when you change your address, contact number or email ID.

* An HDFC Bank representative will call the customer, if any suspicious transaction is noticed in your account/card. The bank will call from phone number – 61607475.

* Always save your regional phone banking number on your contacts list, which will help in case of emergencies when your card is lost or stolen or you get a suspicious transaction alert. You can call 61606161 or on toll free number – 18002586161 to reach HDFC Bank’s Phone Banking.

* Do not conduct banking transactions from your mobile, tablet, laptop, when it is connected to public / free Wi-Fi, which is open and therefore unsecured.

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