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21 May 2017

10 Cyber Security Tips To Stay Save Online

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Cyber security has become one of the hottest topics around, and for good reason. Life is becoming increasingly digital, and more informati...

Cyber security has become one of the hottest topics around, and for good reason. Life is becoming increasingly digital, and more information than ever is being kept on computers. Hackers have used this surge in the internet’s popularity to make a hefty profit for themselves at the expense of most of the population’s privacy.

No matter how effective—or expensive—the security tools protecting your network are, there’s no way to predict the damage caused by a single careless user. The war against cyber criminals is fought each time a user decides to click an unfamiliar link or open an attachment—and just a single mistake could be the reason for massive data loss.

So today, i will give you Top Ten Cyber Security Tips to protect your self online from any cyber attack.

10 Cyber Security Tips To Stay Safe Online - 2017

1. Realize that you are an attractive target to hackers.
Cyber criminals will attack anyobe the can get to, No matter your financial status. Don’t ever say “It won’t happen to me.”

ALSO SEE...5 Ways to Protect Your Facebook Accounts from Hackers

2.Practice good password management. 
Use a strong mix of characters,Numbers, symbols or even diffrent language letters  Don’t use the same password for multiple sites. Don’t share your password with others, don’t write it down, and definitely don’t write it on a post-it note attached to your monitor.

3. Never leave your devices unattended.
If you need to leave your computer, phone, or tablet for any length of time—no matter how short—lock it up so no one can use it while you’re gone. If you keep sensitive information on a flash drive or external hard drive, make sure to lock it up as well.

4. Always be careful when clicking on attachments or links in email.
If it’s unexpected or suspicious for any reason, don’t click on it. Double check the URL of the website the link takes you to: bad actors will often take advantage of spelling mistakes to direct you to a harmful domain. Think you can spot a phony website? Try Phishing Quiz.

5. Sensitive browsing, such as banking or shopping, should Be On Your Device
Whether it’s a friend’s phone, a public computer, or a cafe’s free WiFi—your data could be copied or stolen. So make sure your don't lose any data to any device.

6. Back up your data regularly, and make sure your anti-virus software is always up to date.
This is where people fail most. Runing any smart device without a backup and an antivirus is really deadly for your data. Always ensure you hace your backup regularly and an updated antivirus program.

7. Be conscientious of what you plug in to your computer. 
Malware can be spread through infected flash drives, external hard drives, and even smartphones.

8. Watch what you’re sharing on social networks.
Cyber Criminals can befriend you and easily gain access to a shocking amount of information—where you go to school, where you work, when you’re on vacation—that could help them gain access to more valuable data.

9. Use VPN in Public Computers
When you are in a cyber cafe or any public computer, always use a vpn service to hide your data like location.

10. Be sure to monitor your accounts for any suspicious activity. If you see something unfamiliar, it could be a sign that you’ve been compromised. Always enable two-way authentication in all your accounts to stay safe

So here there are, Top 10 cyber security tips to stay safe when you are online. Now you are equipped with these cyber security tips, share to friends and family to stay safe online too. Stay glued to us and remain blessed.

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