With the sudden rise in the Internet usage across the globe over the past few years, there has also been a rise in the amount of online scams and frauds. Today, most of the Internet users are unaware of the most prevailing online threats which pose a real challenge for their safe Internet usage. As a result, the security has become a questionable factor for the most Internet users.
However, it is still possible to effectively combat insecurity on the Internet provided that, the users are well aware of the common scams and frauds and know how to protect themselves. A study shows that over 91 percent of the Internet users are unaware of the online scams and are therefore worried about their security. If you are one among those 91 percent, then this post is just for you!
10 Tips for Internet Security:
Here is a list of 10 simple Internet security tips to maximize your online protection:
- Always install a good antivirus software and keep it up-to-date. Also install a good anti-spyware to keep spyware away from your computer.
- Always visit known and trusted websites. If you are about to visit an unknown website, ensure that you do not click on those untrusted links and banners.
- Perform a virus scan on the files/email attachments that you download before executing them.
- Regularly update your operating system and browser software. For a better security, it is recommended that you surf the Internet through the latest version of your browser program. Continue reading