Always check website URLs or emails you have received. Be sure to check if it’s HTTP or HTTPS.
Most of the scammers uses tricks such as imposing as the official website by using a similar webpage design to trick users to enter their credentials.
Prepare a mobile hard disk or cloud storage to back up your important files to avoid malware or human factor that may cause the loss or corruption of your data. Backing up data is also a good way to increase performance and security as it lessens the load and malware can’t steal data when it is not connected to the internet.
Many companies often suggest users to create a strong password with different combination of special characters, alphabets and numbers. E.g [email protected]! / [email protected][email protected] Strong passwords such as these may take around 5 to 10 years to crack while easy password can be cracked within a day.
Keeping your OS and software up-to-date is mandatory to protect your devices. Updates patches up the security vulnerabilities of the software to prevent attackers from exploiting existing known vulnerabilities and steal your data.
VPN can protect users’ data while browsing the internet as it provides more authentication factors such as biometrics, passwords or security token to secure the connection.