Online bill paying is safe when you choose the right bill payment service.
Typically, an online bill pay service that is backed by a bank or a company that provides online banking services will be safe and reliable.
Online bill paying is much safer, for example, than handing a credit card to a waiter at a restaurant.
Is online payment through debit card safe?
Using a debit card for online purchases is actually very safe though. Additionally, contrary to the myth that debit cards aren’t safe, they are more secure than cash and there’s a limit on what you’re liable for if there is theft. Even so, you can make sure that when you use your debit card online, you’re protected.
Is Amazon safe for online payment?
Amazon.in Marketplace is safe, secure and guaranteed. It provides you with a convenient method of payment and is the only authorised and recognised form of payment on Amazon.in. You should never pay for a Marketplace item outside of the Amazon.in site.
How do I know if my online payment is secure?
An easy way to check if the e-commerce websites you frequent are SSL certified is to look at the URL and see if it uses ‘http://’ or ‘https://’ protocol. The additional ‘s’ signifies a secure e-payment system. You can also look for the padlock icon at the beginning of the URL.
Is it safer to pay bills online or by phone?
Data you send over the phone typically is encrypted using methods similar to those for online bill pay, according to Niles Howard of Bankrate.com via MSN Money. From this standpoint, using your phone and debit card to pay a bill generally isn’t any riskier than paying with your computer.