How to secure itself on the Internet

How to secure itself on the Internet

The Internet became an integral part of our life. We shop online, we pay bills, we communicate and we work. But, if to wander about network bezdumyono, there is a risk to poyoluchit a virus on the komyopyyuter, to lose important data or money.

Significantly to reduce risks, it is enough to soyoblyudat simple rules of the safe Internet.

The phishing will not pass

Visiting the unfamiliar sites, we risk to become the victims of a phishing. The FiYoshing is a special type of computer fraud. Swindlers create the counterfeit website which looks as the website of bank or inyoternet-shop. When you enter the login, the password or the PIN code on the similar website, they avtomatiyochesk become izvestyona to malefactors. Not to fall a victim of a phishing:

  • check the website where you make payment (specify a legal address, phone, etc.);
  • you do not follow on the websites the links in pop-up windows or the links which are contained in letters of unknown addressees;
  • make sure that on the page of payment of shop at the beginning of an address bar of the name of the website additional letter s appeared: instead of "http" there has to be "https". It means that the protocol of safe data transmission is used.

Mailbox under protection

Malefactors can send you letters on behalf of bank or other known organization. The text of the message is made so that to provoke poluchateyolya to instant rash actions. How to secure itself?

  • Take for the rule to check any received informayotion, having called official support desk of the organization on behalf of which the letter came.
  • Do not open the attached files if the sender of a pisyyom is not familiar to you. Opening similar files, you risk to install imperceptibly on the computer a virus or the vredonosyony program spy.
  • Do not open the letter with the notification on a prize in a lottery if in any lottery you did not participate.

We swing and do not worry

Having downloaded free of charge necessary program or other mateyoriala, you risk to ustanoyovit a virus together with the program. How to avoid it?

  • Download programs from the official sites of razyorabotchik or from the known file hosting services.
  • On the websites where registration is not necessary, use disposable mailboxes. So you will avoid spam and a wave of advertizing.

Safe purchases

Not to lose a denyyoga, making purchases in online stores, execute the following rules:

  • Start the otdelyyony card for Internet shopping where you will transfer so many funds how many purchase trebuyot. So you obeyozopasit the main account. The best choice - Internet and Virtuon cards: they have a low cost of service.
  • Link the card to an akyokaunt of PayPal. It gives a refund guarantee if the seller decides to deceive you.
  • Before soversheniyoy purchases surely read responses and check the rating of the toryogovy site and proyodavets to make sure that you will not be deceived.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team