How to Shop Online Safely?

A cell phone for safe online shopping

As cyber attacks have increased, we want you to meet the Wings Mobile W4 and W7, the ideal devices to protect sensitive data such as credit card numbers and bank passwords. Why?

  • Secure Call : provides triple level of security (TLS, ZRTP and ICE TECHNOLOGY in P2P networks) in encrypted calls, in this way, if they call you from banks to confirm data, there is no way that third parties can access the conversation to steal information.

What does each level consist of?

  • TLS: Translates Transport Layer Security, it is a cryptographic protocol with which protection is guaranteed in Internet communications.
  • ZRTP: or key agreement protocol, which uses an algorithm called Diffie-Hellman, with which temporary keys are created used to encrypt the information flow, in this way, not even Wings Mobile will be able to access the audio channels. Making calls completely private.
  • ICE TECHNOLOGY in P2P networks: they protect all the data and information that is exchanged between the interconnected devices, in this way, the documents, photos, locations, etc., that you send, can only be seen by the recipient.
  • Guardian : it is a native Wings Mobile service, which protects you in case third parties want to capture audio or images without your consent. In this way, you will be notified when someone accesses your camera or microphone to record you without your knowing, while the app protects your information and takes care of possible attacks.

How much do they cost and how to activate them?

If you wonder whether you have to pay any value for using them, we tell you that the Wings Play Store and Guardian applications have no additional cost; while the Secure Call function requires a recharge to activate native services.

More relevant features of the W4 and W7

In addition to their security levels, these devices have an excellent 6.5 ”screen for the W4 and 6.3” for the W7, in addition to an ergonomic design so that they are comfortable to use, they have a built-in fingerprint reader, NFC technology and a Helio A25 processor for quick browsing in online stores.

Tips to make purchases online safely on other devices

As you can see, Wings Mobile phones are the safest option for making online payments. However, if your smartphone is from other brands, which provide less security, it will be important that you follow these tips so that your experience when buying online from your cell phone is the most optimal. Make note of each one!

  1. Keep your computer’s software up to date, as security patches are added with each update to protect you from third parties easily accessing your phone.
  2. Do not make purchases using public networks, many times these are only a hook to extract sensitive data.
  3. Make purchases online only on web portals whose address begins with ‘HTTPS’ and shows a padlock in the link bar. This will mean that the information handled within that portal is encrypted.
  4. Find out as much as you can about the store, look for opinions in browsers, social networks and forums.

What payment methods are there?

If you are not an expert on the subject and are suspicious because of the little information you have, we are going to explain the ways you can go to make a secure online payment.

By credit card

It is fast and convenient, most online establishments have this method using Visa or MasterCard cards. It is not very reliable if you doubt the website where you will make the transaction, because you must enter the complete data that is on the plastic.

With debit card

The process may take a bit longer, the money must be deducted from your bank account, but the advantage is that to finalize the transaction you do not have to enter any data on the buyer’s website. Well, you will always be redirected to your bank’s platform, making the payment secure.

Other payment platforms

There are independent services that allow you to make transactions, among them you will find PayPal, WePay or Google Pay. In them you can deposit your money and then make purchases in online stores, as if it were a virtual wallet.

Payment against delivery

Although not all e-commerce offer this facility, it is a viable option for those who have doubts about making payments online. Well, this alternative allows you to make the purchase of the product and accept the transaction only when the item arrives.

Best Ecommerce Stores

We want to share with you this information about the safest e-commerce stores by categories. This way you will have several options when you want to shop online.

tourism

If you are going to buy tickets or book hotels, you should keep these pages in mind:

For Tickets

  • Take off
  • Latam Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Lufthansa Group
  • Avianca

For Reservation

  • Booking
  • Kayak
  • TripAdvisor
  • Airbnb
  • Trivago

Entertainment

To access premium content and be able to watch movies or series, without ads or pop-ups, you will find different platforms, these are the best:

  • Amazon Video
  • Disney +
  • HBO Go

Food

To make addresses and pay online, we leave you this list with the applications where your purchases will be safe:

  • Glovo (Latam and Europe)
  • Uber Eats
  • Deliveroo (Much of Europe)

Chain stores (Retail)

If you want to buy or look for the technology section of large chain stores, we leave you the most reliable stores in the digital world:

  • Schwarz Group
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation
  • Alibaba
  • The Home Depot
  • Tesco PCL
  • Aldi

Bitwings aims to offer smartphones with futuristic technology to all its customers at competitive telephone rates and transmission of encrypted data.

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