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Credit card security and protection

Credit cards can be a great way to pay for goods or services. Not only are they convenient – especially for internet shopping – they offer added protection and security. Most of the items you pay for with a credit card are covered against any mishaps they may occur during the purchase process.

One of the few drawbacks is the risk of theft or fraud incidents that involve credit cards. In this section, we’ll explain the steps you should take to protect yourself, as well as detailing the extent to which you’re already protected. We’ll also look at the common scams that the fraudsters use and how to look out for them.

A credit card can offer you more security and protection than paying in cash – particularly if you settle the balance on your account in full so that you don’t pay any interest. We want you to feel safe using them – confident that the most dependable and impregnable online security currently available is looking after your finances as you shop.


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