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Mobile Banking Tips: How to Spot Rogue Mobile Apps?

Business | News18 | January 17, 2019, 9:39 am
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 In an effort to make online banking bug-free, commercial banks have issued guidelines for their customers in order for them to stay away from getting duped. Here are a few steps that might help you to stay away from a <strong>Rogue App</strong>. (Image: Reuters)

In an effort to make online banking bug-free, commercial banks have issued guidelines for their customers in order for them to stay away from getting duped. Here are a few steps that might help you to stay away from a Rogue App. (Image: Reuters)

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 Some rogue mobile apps may come with well-written legal terms usually highlighting the fact that the app may charge you. Even if these legal terms make the app seem legit, it's best you read them carefully.

Some rogue mobile apps may come with well-written legal terms usually highlighting the fact that the app may charge you. Even if these legal terms make the app seem legit, it's best you read them carefully.

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 The rogue app can drain your phone battery really fast. So battery running low frequently might be a sign of infection with malware or virus.

The rogue app can drain your phone battery really fast. So battery running low frequently might be a sign of infection with malware or virus.

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 Check your phone bill periodically and keep tabs on any suspicious activity. If you spot unusual activity in your phone or in your bill, contact your mobile network provider.

Check your phone bill periodically and keep tabs on any suspicious activity. If you spot unusual activity in your phone or in your bill, contact your mobile network provider.

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 Check the app’s download page for inconsistencies or misspellings. Those are tell-tale signs of a fake.

Check the app’s download page for inconsistencies or misspellings. Those are tell-tale signs of a fake.

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