Have you ever been close to your loved ones, and recorded the same for further ravishment? On the bed played some games with her, and record it for some alone moments to enjoy yourself? Have you ever made some secret videos in the bathrooms, to see further how grown-up you are? Most of the teens are using their mobile phones for recording such secret moments that can be solely for them. But you don’t know that these are passing to the cyber-criminals, hackers and they can use it any time to spoil your happiness.
Lots of incidents being experienced before to the celebrities, even with the common people how they are victimized with their private videos when it published publicly by the internet criminals. You have become the prey animals of these internet scammers and phishing criminals who are always targeting your privacy.
Types of common internet crimes:
- Identity theft (misusing your personal information)
- Hacking (network hacking, computer hacking, website hacking)
- Phishing (stealing personal information through spam emails or offers)
- Child Pornography (abusing children sexually on the internet)
- Provocative Terrorism (spreading terrorism through internet)
- Grooming (making sexual advances to the children)
In recent days, all your gadgets (Laptops, PCs, Mobile Phones, and Tablets) are connected to the internet. Using your privacy hackers and spammers can stop the entire country. The entire nation can be under threat unless it is strongly secured. Let us discuss how it could be possible.
Be selective on the internet:
While browsing the internet you must not be so casual to open any website that comes to you. You should open those sites only which you know better and those are with secured connections. Some of the browsers are giving you warnings about the security alert. You must be avoiding those sites which are having security threats.
Use security software:
Always it is a good habit to use some security software to protect you from data phishing or hacking. There are several good organizations, such as- Kaspersky, Norton, Avast those are offering good security software for your PC and android mobile sets. Recently you may have seen that Windows 10 has some good security features that will protect you from the cyber-criminals.
Using a strong password:
Passwords are the weapon that you have with yourself. You must design your password so securely, and the complexity of your password must be unmatchable. Some websites will give you the alerts or suggestions on how the password would like to be, you must follow the instruction. Never use your password memorable to the public system, or when you are using any open Wi-Fi network. Always, be wise; do not fall into the prey of some provocations. If you can’t memorize your password, don’t note it on your mobile, be laborious, and use a small notebook with you for them. It is the safest way.
Should change your social media settings:
Social media cybercriminals are most active nowadays. You must be aware of it. Do not share your private, personal data to the social sites publicly. Say, for example, if you share your pet name, or your mother’s maiden name publicly on the social channels, you might be facing the black days onward. Cyber-criminals are always in search of your private data and information that are related to your email account, bank accounts, social security accounts, etc. You might get exposed and face a huge monetary or social security loss. Some Facebook scammers are offering pranks apps on the channels, which are asking your previous data (such as date of birth, place of birth, the close image of your eyes, etc.) that can harm onward. Please remember these simple things while browsing the social channels.
Talk to your children:
Children are always daring. They don’t have any idea (better to say, do not care about) about the outcome of any incidents or accidents. Being the guardian, well-wisher, and parents you need to talk to your children and make them understand about the dark sides of the internet. No need to thwart them from their ongoing social media operations, need to make them aware of how and what to reveal on the internet and what must be kept secured. Then only they can be get secured of such kind of bullying, harassment, stalking, etc.
Use VPN always:
In the internet world, hackers and cyber-criminals are always targeting to steal your personal information. You might get some emails from the unknown source, which is having some greediest offers for you. Soon you share your information with the senders you will be entrapped. That is why it is suggested to use a VPN – Virtual Private Network connection that keeps you secured.
What to do if you are victimized?
It is nonetheless to mention that you must inform the local cyber crime cell if you are victimized by the cyber-criminals. Your first information report must help the investigating authorities to investigate your case. Soon you make a complaint or lodge your first information to the local cybercrime experts they can stop criminals to stop their activities.
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