We live in a digital world. And we all know how it makes our life easy and fast but a big problem of the digital world is cybercrime like online fraud, data leaks, hacking accounts and many more… So we need to keep our self safe in this digital world. I will tell you some important tips to keep you safe in the digital world.
Why are we talking about cybercrime?
- 1 Important Tips To Keep You Safe In Digital World
Do you know? how cybercrime increases year by year. if you not see the data below
⇒According to a report, there is a cyber-attack in every 39 sec.
⇒Daily 300,000 new malware created.
⇒More than 24,000 malicious mobile apps blocked every day.
what you think after seeing some statics data of hacking we are safe or not? don’t worry we have to follow some tips to stay safe from these cybercrimes in the digital world.
Important Tips To Keep You Safe In Digital World
Make Your Password Strong
In this digital world, password is everywhere like in FB, twitter or any type of online accounts. soo it most important to keep our password strong and private. I know many of you make your password easy and simple to always remember but this is not a good habit. You must have to make a strong password to keep your account safe.
Some Tips To Make a Strong Password.
- Avoid using your personal information in a password like DOB, PET NAME, SCHOOL NAME, etc.
- Make a long password up to 8 to 12 words or more but Not less than 8.
- Use NUMBERS, SYMBOLS, UPPERCASE AND LOWERCASE LETTERS in your password.
- Not use the same password everywhere.
- Change your password regularly.
Away From Unwanted Links
Never click on unwanted links that come in your Email, Fb, Twitter or any things because unwanted links play a major to spread virus or malware. only click trusted links or those which you know well. Never click on a link that comes in your spam folder of email.
Safely Use Dating Sites
Nowadays dating sites spread fastly but do you know 70% of dating sites on the internet still your data and your information. And sell it to the black market. When you go to a dating site you must notice they ask many questions about you. I recommend that you never give your information to dating sites before check weather these dating sites real or fake. Check rating or review before using them.
Keep Your Credit And Debit Card Information Private
Information on your credit or debit card is most important So never gives information about your card to others. Not use your card in untrusted sites or places. Bank also advises to keep you card pin or CVV private not to share anyone. Complain to the bank first if you see anythings unwanted happen with your card.
Aware Of Fake Phone Calls
I think you must have a fake call like we are talking from bank or we are from insurance like this. But do you know many are fraud by this type of calls. Manly old or those who don’t have knowledge of these things. I kindly request you all to never give any information on this type of call and also told your elders or those who don’t know about this.
Use Trusted Apps And Websites
There are lots of apps and websites that still your data and information from your mobile or pc. Even lots of apps available on play store that do this. Never give any extra permission to apps that not need apps. EX. if Apps like calculator want permission to your location because what the work or location in a calculator.so aware of these kinds of apps pr websites.
Regularly Update your Smartphone And Computers
Daily new types of attacks come and our computers and mobile company make patches of these attacks, soo update whenever a new update comes in your pc or smartphones to kees your device safe from new attacks.