More and more people in Kenya are using PayPal as their preferred payment option thus users have discovered how invaluable our cheap Kenyan Paypal Account to Mpesa services in Kenya. However a minority has also reported facing issues with their accounts in regards to security, Kenyan Paypal Account users are getting hacked every day and people don’t know how it’s happening. PayPal uses among the best security systems in the world, how then are accounts compromised?
Below we are going to highlight ways in which you can keep your account safe from hackers or fraudsters;
- Use unique passwords, often than not, most people use their birthdays, phone numbers or very simple passwords to secure their account. A strong password should contain letters, characters and symbols and be at least 8 entries long, also memorize it, don’t write it anywhere.
- When logging into your Kenyan Paypal Account, type in their official url directly into your browser ie. Paypal.com don’t click on links or other sites that you think are PayPal. There are lots of malicious people that want to exploit this by masquerading as official site.
- Only log into your account using a secure PC and connection, avoid logging into your account using computers in a cyber café or public WiFi such as free connection in a restaurant.
- Verify your account by either attaching a VISA/MasterCard, this adds an extra layer of protection as any other user would be required to enter card details before they can recover the said account.
- Install an anti-virus program in all your devices to protect you from malicious software and always keep it up-to date with current updates.
- You can add an extra layer of protection on your account by installing the PayPal app and setting out your own PIN each time you log in. Also the primary email you use with PayPal should be protected using 2-step verification.
This my friends is how to protect your PayPal account and as always when you want to check the cheapest and best PayPal to Mpesa services, check the calculator on the PayPal to Mpesa Calculator page http://onlinekenyan.co.ke/paypal-to-mpesa-calculator/