Nowadays the scams by the internet are responsible for a big amount of victims made daily and that sometimes take too long to realize.
The attacks are not just in financial type, but also with photos, videos, confidential data and even with no fundament, just for silly.
According to the advance of the antivirus technology, tactical ways to invade computers and cellphones also advance. Therefore, is extremely necessary to us to update ourselves of the risks and how to inhibit these scams.
Check now 10 ways to avoid technological attacks.
1- Use only trustable wifi networks
The public networks are too used nowadays, however, are in it that the majority of people are invaded, and a lot of times they don’t know. So, when you are connected to these networks, its extremely recommendable to not type passwords, don’t make bank transitions, set to public network and use just to the essencial.
2- Create complex passwords
Its hard to imagine that people figure out codes, but, they do! This explains itself by the fact of having automatic programs that insert codes by an automatic form until it be correct. Besides, there are statistics that show that the majority of people use codes like 0 to 6 or the date of birth or last name.
3- Don’t open emails that you don’t know where came from
There are emails extremely attractive to their opening, some examples are: “Your funds is 5.346,98, click here to make the transference to your account”, “ Hello, your name has been negative, click in the link bellow and see your pendency”, “The bank X needs you to confirm your data”, among others. For this, in case you don’t recognize the sender, don’t open it!
4- Change your passwords in each 3 months
Change your password, apps, banks and any other register should be changed in each 3 months, what will make harder to any person that try to use programs to guess it.
5- Use different passwords
When you use a lot of passwords, they can be forgotten. But thinking in your safety, is needed that each access have a different password, this will make that the hacker don’t know all your codes, figuring out just one.
6- Verify the terms of safety of the site
Verify if the site uses HTTPS, this shows that the site is from confidence and can easily be verified by the address bar by the left side of the screen.
7- Don’t make part of researches that promises money
Probably these researches in sites just have the objective to take your data and use them in different ways, so don’t register or type any data.
8- Use good sense
The majority of pranks of hackers is used the week point of the human being, thus, the money. No one gets easy money, get out of this!
9- Search the reputation of sites, mainly shopping sites
Today exists sites that are appropriated to verify the reputation of sites, use this to verify if you should or not buy something, or even register.
10- Always update your antivirus
Using a payed antivirus, for more that sometimes be considered a unnecessary waste, it will maintain itself updated always and a lot nowadays take responsibility as a form of insurance of any attack you receive.