There are certain situations where it’s a better idea to just not use a credit card.
When online shopping, and the website doesn’t begin with “https.” This means the site is not safe for the use of a credit card and third party payment systems like PayPal should be used.
Purchasing things on public Wi-Fi should be avoided because hackers can access data like passwords and payment information.
Over the phone payments should be avoided, because nobody knows where that information could end up. To safely order food or anything else online, it’s best to use an app or website.
If a machine looks strange like exposed wires or plastic sticking out, it could be tampered with and should be avoided.
It’s also best to avoid stores online that don’t have a real online presence with social media or advertising.
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