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Do you access your bank account from your mobile phone? Here are some precautions you should take

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Do you access your bank account from your mobile phone?  Here are some precautions you should take

FROMand you usually use your mobile phone to access your bank accounts, be aware that there are some precautions you should take to avoid unpleasant surprises as Doctor Finance.

The personal finance company says that “you should avoid using your cell phone for this purpose, but if you really need to, you need to take precautions.” Note:

  1. Be careful where you access – “When using your cell phone in a coffee shop, you are using a public network and therefore less secure than a private network like yours or a friend’s. The public network allows more users, so it can be easier under the control of hackers.”
  2. Install antivirus – “Although the original antivirus is installed in mobile phones, it is not easy. If you’re going to be accessing your bank account from your mobile phone, the extra security is never a bad thing”;
  3. To enter your personal account, do not go to the bank’s website – “Another rule is not to go to the bank’s website. If you need to go to your bank, use the application (application) that it provides”;
  4. Keep the bank app up to date – “This is another one of the golden rules. Banks are constantly patching discovered vulnerabilities and making improvements to the security of the application they provide to their customers. Many updates happen automatically, but if the bank asks you to update the application, do so. immediately (make sure this is a request from the bank)”;
  5. No response to the request to re-enter access codes – “If you receive a notification asking you to repeat your access codes to keep your account active or reconfirm a bank transaction, do not do so. Banks repeatedly warn that they never send this kind of notice”;
  6. Do not store your bank account details on your mobile phone – “Never store your home banking access data, debit and credit card PIN, and account IBAN on your mobile phone. You will provide information that could be used to harm you financially. This is one of the repeated warnings at the Bank of Portugal”;
  7. Beware of the permissions you give to other apps – “How many times when you install an app, you don’t see a request to access location, contacts, or even other apps? Be careful when doing this. This could be providing access to browsing logs and even monitoring mobile phone activity”;
  8. Lock screen – “With a locked screen, if your mobile phone is stolen or lost, it will be harder for them to access sensitive information”;
  9. Priority of biometric data – “Accessing your mobile phone or your bank account with biometrics increases security. The fingerprint is yours and therefore harder to replicate. However, as with everything, it is not impossible.”
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In Russia began to dismantle aircraft for spare parts – Aviation

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Russian airlines, including state-owned Aeroflot, are stripping planes to secure spare parts they can’t buy abroad due to Western sanctions, Reuters reported, citing four industry sources.

The companies are following Moscow’s guidance in June and are reaching out to some aircraft to get the parts they need to keep the rest of the fleet operational until at least 2025.

A source told Reuters that at least one Sukhoi Superjet 100 and one Aeroflot Airbus A350 are being dismantled, with the Airbus jet being “almost new”.

But the state-owned company has also stripped parts from some Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s to keep other planes of the same model flying.

Almost 80% of Aeroflot’s fleet is owned by the two largest aircraft manufacturers – 134 Boeing and 146 Airbus aircraft, and about 80 aircraft – Russian-made Sukhoi Superjet-100, which, according to the latest data, use many foreign-made parts, Reuters notes.

It will also be difficult for Moscow to buy parts from countries that have not imposed sanctions against Russia after the invasion of Ukraine. Asian and Middle Eastern airlines fear “secondary sanctions” from the West if they supply equipment, a source told the agency.

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After all, how much lower fuel prices? See accounts here

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Ethis week started with lower fuel prices, which was found for both diesel and gasoline. The fall averaged seven cents, slightly below forecast.

Average price for simple diesel fuel fell in price to 1746 euros per liter (€/litre) on Monday, August 8, compared to 1816 euro/litre on Sunday. it discount seven cents.

Me and simple gasoline 95 cost, on average, €1805/liter on Monday, minus 7.3 cents than the 1,878 euros per liter registered the day before, according to data released by the Directorate General for Energy and Geology (DGEG).

With proven descent on plain petrol 95the price of this component returns to pre-war levels in Ukraine. Let me remind you that on February 23, the average price of regular gasoline 95 was 1816 euros / liter. On the same day of the invasion, plain gasoline 95 also cost €1,816 per litre, compared to the current €1,805 per litre..

Dynamics of fuel prices since the beginning of the war© DGEG website reproduction

The average price at gas stations for the week from 1 to 7 August in the case of gasoline was 0.9 cents higher than the ERSE weekly average price and 0.1 cents lower for diesel.. The information is contained in the Weekly Report on Supervision of Sales Prices to the Public, posted on Monday Energy Services Regulatory Authority (ERSE).

“Regarding the previous week, it was found that the average selling price for the public, announced on the porticos and published in the Balcão Único da Energia, was 0.9 cents per litre. [cêntimos/litro] higher than this week’s effective price for plain gasoline 95 and 0.1 cents/liter lower for plain diesel.”

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Thus, according to ERSE, “in percentage terms, plain 95 gasoline was declared on taps 0.5% above the effective price, and ordinary diesel fuel was declared 0.1% below the effective price.”

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Europe ends the session in green. Oil is on the rise. Interest Weakens – Minute Markets

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Europe recovers from worst day in three weeks and accelerates growth

The main markets of Western Europe opened weekly trading in positive territory, investors are closely watching the companies’ quarterly earnings and losses. It comes after the underlying Stoxx 600 recorded its worst day in three weeks on Friday under pressure from the tech sector, which fell more than 2%.

The core index of the Old Continent added 0.76% to 439.04 points, with all sectors trading in positive territory. The oil and gas sector recorded the largest growth, followed by the mining sector and utilities (water, electricity, gas). On the other hand, food, media and telecommunications traded with gains below 0.5%.

“Markets have proven resilient in recent weeks,” Esty Dweck, an analyst with Flowbank, explains to Bloomberg. “Europe continues to surprise with growth, but growth prospects remain negative, suggesting that recent good performance is unlikely to last until the end of the year.”

Among the main indexes in Western Europe, the German Dax rose 0.98%, the Spanish IBEX 35 added 0.91%, the French CAC-40 and the Dutch AEX added 0.71%. Britain’s FTSE 100 added 0.61%, while the Portuguese PSI jumped 0.74%.

Italy’s FTSEMIB added 0.81% even after rating agency Moody’s downgraded the “forecast” of the country’s economic growth.

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