How To Avoid Cybercrime

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Every year millions of internet users fall victim to cybercrime. To avoid any type of cyber theft you should maintain some procedures like keeping your computers and mobile devices up to date and maintaining a strong password. Never share passwords or pin codes with anyone. Try to memorize your passwords and don’t use the same password for every platform. Always keep your personal information secret and it is wise not to open an email from unknown persons. Before purchasing anything online, make sure the websites you are using are secured.

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You should always keep your software updated. Especially you should maintain an updated version for your operating system and internet security software. Most of the time hackers use known flaws to get access to your system. So, it is wise to patch those exploits and flaws. Thus, you can make an obstacle for the cybercriminals who continuously trying to hack your system.

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Many of us are using social media all day long. Most of our daily life information is shared on these social media platforms. So, it is very important to keep our social media accounts safe. To keep those platforms, we can manage our social media settings properly. Never share sensitive data publicly. It is wise not to expose any personal data that may help the hackers to get an idea about security questions or passwords.

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Strengthening your home network is a very good way to increase internet security level You can use a virtual private network or a strong encryption password so that the cybercriminals cannot manage to hack your communication line. Your home may have members of different age groups. You need to teach the young members about the necessity of internet security.