With the increase rate of cyber crimes, it is very necessary to be safe on the internet while using internet banking, digital payments wallets, cashless transactions etc. Webroot team advised its users to take internet safety precautions and this antivirus can install through www.webroot.com/safe. Because Internet safety is very important for all the Internet users like students, shoppers, banks etc. In this blog, you will read about the basic Internet Safety Tips.
It is necessary that you should get the basic knowledge of computer and also about the internet security from cyber experts before working online.
You should always the check email messages before sending any private information and also do not click on the link provided in the email if it comes from unknown sender.
It is advised that you should not use the debit cards and credit cards on the unsecure websites means the websites without HTTPs and padlock icons. And you should also right-click on the padlock icon to check validation certification. Do not do financial transactions if validity is expired.
It is suggested, do not give online banking, mobile money wallets information to anyone on the internet. And also do not share your passwords and other bank account details on social media account.
You should check that your Wi-Fi is secure and safe to use. It is advised, that you should change the default password provided to you by the ISP. And you should create a strong password and do not share it with anyone.
You should use a strong and lengthy password, minimum 8 characters in length. You can use symbols, numbers and a combination of capital and small letters. And do not use easy passwords like date of birth, mobile number etc.
Always install updated antivirus software in your device and turn on the firewall feature to manage the network traffic. You must turn off the network discovery and also file sharing feature during public internet access. And also you should install antivirus extension and add-on in your browser.
You should be conscious while browsing on the web. And do not navigate to the infected websites and the adult content websites. They, basically corrupt your browser and also steal your personal information.
It is suggested that you should always logout from an email account, and social media accounts while using internet. And also turn off the internet if you are not using it on your mobile and computer. Keep in mind, do not leave a computer and mobile connected to the internet.
It is highly recommended that do not allow any website to use your location and sends notification to your computer. And you should not give your personal information on the less trusted websites on the internet. Be careful, while making friends online.
The above are some of the E-Safety Tips which the user must follow to be safe online. For more security, you should install Webroot antivirus through www.webroot.com/safe.