We all know that theft of credit card numbers,passwords of accounts of bank customers,some kind of confidential secret information and many other cyber
crimes have become common headlines on the front pages of morning newspapers
and news bulletins broadcasted on the televison.
The internet has proved itself of immense use by providing us the detailed
information of a desired subject on a single click,it has faciliated business
entrepreneurs by providing the facility of carrying their business transactions
through e-commerce,we can pay our pending bills online easily by credit cards
so we ought to become aware about the threat of our confidential information
and details being hacked on the net.
Here are a few simple steps on how to protect yourself from cyber crime:1)Do not download or open such attachment files sent to your computer from
the source about which you are not certain.
2)Download and use the latest antispyware to protect your computer from net
3)Check your credit card and bank statements in case if you shop and pay your
4)Always destroy the documents and files of your computer concerning your on-
line transactions through a credit card.
5)Never enter your personal information in a pop up screen.
6)Regularily read about the cyber security information by subscribing to some newsletters related to cyber security.
7)Don't accept links or download any web-content from strangers even if it is
8)Always keep changing the password of your online bank account.
9)Create a difficult-to-guess password by taking the first alphabet from each
word of a phrase.
10)Educate your children about the dangers of cyber crime and inform them about
the precautions to be taken against cyber crime.