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How To Check If The Site Is Safe For Online Transactions

How to check if the site is safe for online transactions

 The world today is full with cybercrimes and lots of theft. And also millions of people are making online purchases using their credit, debit cards or using PayPal platform. So making sure that your information is safe and secure while making online transaction on a site is very important. There are major criteria that classify is a site is safe to make online purchases or other transactions.

 Safety is the most important element we look out while making online transaction, and our personal details while using MasterCard, PayPal or Visa for online payments must be used with precaution on sites that are prone to hacking or sites that are not safe or seem less safe/secure but offers online transaction.

 To determine if a site is safe you must look at the URL of the website. If it begins with “https” instead of “http” it means the site is secured using an SSL Certificate the stands for secure.

SSL Certificates secure all of your data as it is passed from your browser to the website’s server. To get an SSL Certificate, the company must go through a validation process. So checking a site SSL is very important when checking for safe site.

 When you take a look at sites that are safe and secure for example or you will notice that the site uses https:// connection instead https:// connection. This is a factor to consider before using any payment account or any other money transaction details to make deposit or perform a transaction. For example is not recommended to make a purchase on a sites which do not use https secure server, or a site that doesn't have encrypted make-up.

 Let’s take Apple for example, if you own an IPhone you can easily store your personal files on iCloud drive and you have Apple guarantee that their server is secure and safe when it comes to privacy. And if you are usually play online games or make purchases on App store from your phone they’ve got you covered. Likewise when it comes to online gaming or gambling sites you will have to make sure that the site you are using has a safe server and private, so that vital information’s don't fall into the wrong hands.

 For example if you like to gamble you have to be more careful because not all online casino sites have secure address bar with https:// and a padlock sign on it. Some online casinos are https secured and even let you to register and deposit money using your PayPal casino online e-wallet which is kind of cool and safe in the same way.

You must not neglect you online safety and privacy no matter what you are doing even if you are playing games, buy books or trying your luck in online casinos. All of these above aspects are important and most of the sites are constantly trying new things in to keep private and secure users information’s.


 Safety first before any other things even in our daily activities. So making sure that a site is safe and have security before making transactions is very important and essential. Hope with this article you don't fall victim of cybercrime.
Chukwudi Solomon
Chukwudi Solomon I am Chukwudi Solomon, A tech lover, I like learning and inquiring new knowledge, and sharing of information's with people most especially about tech.

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