Nowadays, many Computing systems are hack by hackers and our computing system is not able to protect themselves.
Hence, we want to protect our computing system from a number of hackers with the help of these tips.
1. You Are The Target Of Hackers
You don’t forget that you are the target of hackers and don’t feel that you are safe from hackers. There is a risk to your financial and personal well being and to the organisation’s reputation.
It is your responsibility to keep your computing resource campus secure and protected. By following these tips you protect your computing resource just like you are protecting yourself and others.
2. Keep Your Software Updated
Always update your operating program and system which is a little bit critical. Don’t forget to install new and latest security updates for your smartphone.
For making this process easy you have to on the automatic updates in your smartphone for your operating program and system.
Use a latest and smart browser such as chrome, UC browser and Mozilla Firefox which is very smart browsers. Because this browser gives you automatic and frequent security updates.
Don’t forget to keep browsers plug-in such as java, flash, etc updated. Use Secunia PSI which can easily search new software in your laptop and computer which needs to be updated.
3. Avoid Scams And Beware Of Suspicious Phone Call And Emails
Scams are a common threat and it is used by the various cyber criminals and social engineering ploys. They will attempt to trick you to reveal your personal information like your password, login ID, debit and credit card information.
The scam can be easily done with the help of a smartphone, text, social networking websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and WhatsApp, etc.
Protect yourself from unsolicited email because most of the scam was done from email. Be suspicious about the phone call and email which look official which ask for financial and personal information.
4. Manage Good Password
We all have many accounts and too many passwords and sometimes we all confused that which password is suitable for which account.
It is very difficult to manage our password but one shortcut is there which is reusing the same password.
A password management organization and program will help you to maintain a very strong, unique and difficult password for all of your accounts.
The password management program can create a unique and strong password and also remind to update your password. Some common password tips which you keep in your mind.
- Use long password at least 15 characters or more than 15 whichever you like.
- Use a password which is a mix of characters and doesn’t forget a thing that not to use the same password on many websites.
- Do not write down and share your password, especially not to post the password in your monitor.
- Not to forget to change the password at least in 6 months.
5. Be Careful That What You Click
Not to go at the unknown websites and not download the things from an unknown source because it causes your personal and financial information.
Many of this website gives malware which can silently and automatically compromise your laptop and computer. If a link come in an email which is unexpected then do not click on the link.
ISP is saying that using NoScript or Click-to-Play can harmful for your data. Many browsers features prevent the automatic download of the plug-in content and script which can harbor harmful code.
6. Never Leave The Smartphone As It Is
Physical security for your smartphone is very important such as technical security. If you keep your personal and financial information in an external hard drive and flash drive then don’t forget to lock it.
If you want to leave your computer, laptop, smartphone and tablet for some amount of time then not to forget to lock it then no one can unlock your device and use it.
Laptop and Desktop computers system can be shut down and lock whenever it is not in use. If you have windows 10 and you are facing some problems to take a screenshot then go to this website. https://technewsenglish.com/how-to-screenshot-on-windows/ This website will help you to give the tips regarding the screenshot and also help to solve your problem.
7. Use The Smartphone Very Safely
We depend on a smartphone and without smartphone we can’t live and do any work. The smartphone is very susceptible to attack and you are sure about your protection.
Here some common tips are given to protect your smartphone from various attacks.
- Don’t forget to lock your smartphone with password or PIN and don’t leave it unsecured in public places.
- Keep your smartphones operating system updated.
- Don’t click on attachment or links from unsolicited texts and email.
- Do not store personal and financial information on a smartphone.
- Install the apps from trusted websites and sources.
- Use the Android Device Manager or apples Find my iPhone app to store your data and information which can prevent theft.
- Take the backup of your financial and personal information.
8. Download The Anti-Virus Protection App
Install the anti-virus protection app from trusted websites and source. Keep the software updated, virus definition to ensure your anti-virus protection app more effective.
For unmanaged UCB owned PCs, laptops or computers and personally-owned systems many of the campuses are offering free anti-virus software which is available for Mac and Windows.
9. Take Back Up Of Your Data
Take back up of your personal as well as financial data on a regular basis. Because many of the times your data will be pirated by the hackers.
If you take the back up of your data than your data will be safe from hackers. If you are facing some problems in your computer related to security then repair it by reinstalling or erasing the whole system.
Use a firewall to save your computer from hackers because it can protect your computer from external attacks. In Windows and Mac, firewalls are the main part which can maintain the operating system.