Bank Windhoek has urged the public to gain better understanding of banking technology to avoid falling victim to fraud. Nampa reports that in a statement issued on Wednesday, Bank Windhoek’s Manager of Forensic Services, Johnny Truter noted that increased spending during the festive season is likely to create an upsurge in online and card transactions, thus giving criminals opportunity to defraud customers. The forensics’ expert also urged the public to be very cautious when using public Wi-Fi networks and to avoid using them for banking purposes, as well as to keep their software, anti-virus and bank applications updated with the latest versions available on all electronic devices.