Everyone is online in the age of Internet and as the use of Internet increased, some side effects have been reported. We all know that hacking is one of the most dangerous side effects of Internet. Today maximum people are on Facebook and Twitter and most of them also use Gmail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail etc. As the use of such services are increasing day by day, hacking is becoming a main fear among users of Facebook, Twitter and Gmail etc.
In such a situation, you should go through some effective tips to avoid hacking and secure browsing. So, in this article I have compiled 4 tips to avoid hacking:
Tip#1: Know About Site
It is very important aspect to avoid hacking. You should get the details of site that you are going to browse. You must be careful of shopping sites and before purchasing any product you need to collect information about the site and seller.
Before giving any sensitive information such as your card details, you should check in your browser that whether it enables secure padlock or secure key symbol or not.
Tip#2: Different Password For Different Accounts
Most of people keep the same password for their different accounts which is very dangerous and just an invitation for hacking. It is very essential to keep different password for different accounts to avoid hacking.
Tip #3: Avoid Downloading Attachment Suddenly
It is also a bad habit to open any mail and download attachment suddenly because hackers can send you malware or phishing link to hack your account. Malware can damage your system and phishing can hack your account. So, be careful about that.
Tip#4: Enable Verification Code Service
It is one of the most clever service of Google and other email providers. Check out weather it is available in your Email account or Cloud Service or not. Because, If verification code service is enable, when you type password, you will receive a verification code and you only can open your account after type this code in confirmation window.
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I know these tips are very basic but still many times people ignore small things and that can cause a great danger. So, apply these tips in your daily usage of Internet and always remember these basic things while browsing Internet.