8. Use your credit card to buy gas. When you visit the pump use your credit card to purchase gas. It safeguards against fraud, you can more easily monitor your charges and most credit cards protect you so you can recoup your losses if someone does steal your account information.
9. Use your credit card when accessing the Internet via Wi-Fi hotspots. Unless you are accessing the Internet from home or a trusted connection, use your credit card for purchases rather than a debit card or bank account. Wireless Internet connections that are not secure, such as at a coffee shop or library, can leave you vulnerable to fraud.