State Bank of India
never sends email to obtain customer information. Please report immediately if
you receive any e-mail purported to be originated by State Bank of
India to provide your Username or Password or any other personal information. This
may be a phishing mail.
Please ensure the
following before logging in
URL address on the
address bar of your internet browser begins with "https"; the
letter’s’ at the end of "https" means 'secured'. Look for the padlock
symbol either in the address bar or the status bar (mostly in the address bar)
but not within the web page display area. Verify the security certificate by
clicking on the padlock. The address bar has turned to green indicating that
the site is secured with an SSL Certificate that meets the Extended
Validation Standard.Do not enter login or other
sensitive information in any pop-up window.
Beware of Phishing
Phishing is a fraudulent
attempt, usually made through email, phone calls, SMS etc
seeking your personal and confidential information. State Bank of India or any
of its representatives never sends you email/ SMS or calls you over phone to
get your personal information, password or one time SMS (high security)
password. Any such e-mail/SMS/ phone call may be an attempt to fraudulently
withdraw money from your account through online banking. Never respond to
such email/SMS/phone call. Please report immediately on email@example.com if you receive any such email/SMS/phone call. Immediately change
your passwords if you have accidentally revealed your credentials.
IMPORTANT SECURITY TIPS
FOR SAFE ONLINE BANKING
1. Access your bank website only by typing the URL in the address bar
of your browser.
2. Please do not use your personally identifiable information such as
SSN,ATM Card Number,Bank
Account Number etc. as your user-id or password.
3. Do not click on any links in any e-mail message to access the
4. State Bank of India never sends e-mail and embedded links asking
you to update or verify personal, confidential and security details. NEVER
RESPOND to such e-mails/phone calls/SMS if you receive them.
5. Do not be lured if you receive an e-mail/SMS/phone call promising
reward for providing your personal information or for updating your account
details in the bank site.
6. Having the following will improve your internet security:
a. Newer version of Operating System with latest security patches.
b. Latest version of Browsers supporting Extended Validation Standard
for SSL certificate.
c. Firewall is enabled.
d. Antivirus signatures applied
7. Scan your computer regularly with Antivirus to ensure that the
system is Virus/Trojan free.
8. Change your Internet Banking password at periodical intervals.
9. Always check the last log-in date and time in the post
10. Avoid accessing Internet banking accounts from cyber cafes or
usa.onlinesbi.com is EV-SSL certified
What is Extended Validation SSL?
Extended Validation SSL Certificates give
high-security web browser information to clearly identify a website's
organizational identity. For example, if you use Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7
to visit a website secured with an SSL Certificate that meets the Extended
Validation Standard, IE7 will cause the URL address bar to turn green. A
display next to the green bar will toggle between the organization name listed
in the certificate and the Certificate Authority (VeriSign, for example).
Similar freatures are available in the latest version
of Browsers supporting Extended Validation Standard for SSL certificates.