You have won the United Kingdom lottery for the year 2021
Your phone number is been selected as one of the most unique numbers and you win 20,000000$
Kindly fill in the below form to claim your prize…
No wonder this kind of messages ads a lot of hope and craves your heart to click and fill the form, just before you proceed why not check out the following few things which I would like to share and yeah there is a prize that awaits you at the end of this blog.
Is your Password Secured?
kindly ask this question to yourself and if you are saying any one of the following answers: my password is the password, date of birth, my pet’s name, name followed by @123, my mom’s name, my crush name, password provided by the college. you would be surprised to know that these are all the ones who are very vulnerable and for a hacker who is determined to collect your data with a nick of a second you will be thrown out of your own account and you will in pity of OTP and forget passwords options.
So, my first suggestion Erase your passwords and login credentials from your diaries, calendars, phones, secret apps, or any piece of paper which have you written so that you won’t forget and reset all your passwords to a combination of alphanumeric along with symbols and case-sensitive alphabets. If you have done it great let’s move on to our next question. Learn cybersecurity from one of the best colleges in coimbatore.
Does your mobile have security features?
Mobile phones being one of the major boons of technology we use it for almost all the purposes including bank transactions, online learning, email, chat, video calls, camera, and much more in fact we use it less for talking and more for extravaganza activities.
So here are few things which you should make sure of:
- Enable find you phone option: Simple option which comes along with high-end phones that serves you great during the loss or theft
- Not down the IMEI number of your phone: the easiest way to track your lost phone by cyber team
- Make sure to clear all cache files and history: not only provides you high-end performance, Space but as well as saves you from the threat of your user data being stolen.
- Make sure your password is safe and biometric passwords enabled
- Do not share your phone with strangers
- Do use security apps
- Make sure you open only secured websites and links: Do check before checking out websites as most of them do have duplicate windows
- Update your phone frequently
Maybe the first thing you check out before checking in a resort, public parks would be the free Wi-Fi but is it really safe?
Absolutely No, better do connect with private networks especially when you are sharing data that are to be kept private, as a public network serves as the easiest mode for the hackers to fetch your data without them being tracked.
What kind of apps do you use?
The former and most important thing is to decide on why you need a specific app and what would be its major use, check out the privacy policies, and evaluate whether the desired permission to be approved or not If your answer comes yes great, but yeah before installing do read the reviews and comments, and once satisfied install the app As soon as the purpose is completed do uninstall.
Check out before downloading:
Make sure what you download & from where you are downloading at times what you may just consider as image or video may contain spyware or malware encrypted.
Imagine a situation where you have saved all your projects in the cloud and the deadline being tomorrow….and your id does network. Hope you never come across such a situation as above or losing your valuable photos on social networking sites. And the best remedy “BACK UP”
Make sure that you save all your important documents and data in secured storage and do keep a copy of all of them either as a hard copy or personal storage. The major part being secured the last and most important “You can be the Next Victim” do say this mantra every day in contrast to the “All is Well” as with reference to cybersecurity it’s your mistake that costs you, do stay cautious be updated, and stay away from Loss.
All hooked up and completed the seven steps, Now the Reward:
“You are Cyber Safe”