Banking and shopping online is incredibly convenient. You can book a trip, order your groceries, pay bills and transfer money using your phone, tablet or computer, without leaving the house. But you also need to be careful about who you’re buying from and the information you’re giving out.
Set up safer online shopping and banking practices.
Read or print this resource to learn about:
- Safer online banking
- Safer online shopping
- Safer investing – avoiding investment scams
- Check for red flags and take action with SCAMS
- What to do when things go wrong.
Additional Get Set Up for Safety resources
Learn the basics of social media platforms and how to adjust privacy and security settings to socialise online safely.
Secure your devices:
Set up your devices (phones, tablets, PC’s, etc.) for safety, to give you peace of mind when online.
A user-friendly device
Set up your device so it’s easier and safer for you to use.
Spot a scam
A scam is a made-up story to trick people out of money or steal
their information. Learn how to check for red flags.
Stay up-to-date with digital terms using Netsafe’s glossary, designed to be used with the other resources to explain the terminology.