Make this a habit whenever you’re required to fill in personal information especially online payments.
Always check whether the website have a secure connection (HTTPS) .
Try to avoid websites that are not secure (HTTP).
Secure Websites encrypts information i.e your passwords, banking details .etc. The encryption makes it very difficult for hackers to intercept the transmission.
How would you know if the website is secure or not?
Websites that uses HTTPS have a small lock icon on the left of the URL that shows the connection is secure.
Websites that uses HTTP you will see on the left of the URL not secure error.