Last month, an increase of personal information theft rose by 80 percent.
Lately deprivation user name and password email accounts, social networking sites and other social media by way of fraud (phishing) gathering popularity. In fact, according to data from Symantec's Spam & Phishing Report November 2010, phishing crime up 80 percent over the previous month.
Generally, players spread links that are made in such a way that is not obvious to the recipient in various networking or social media. If the victim clicks on the link, then the perpetrator can easily steal personal data of victims, including user name and password.
Here are some tips suggested by Symantec, to avoid for a Twitter account, Facebook, or your email is not snatched by another person who is not interested.
What should be done:- Unsubscribe from mailing list if you no longer wish to receive messages from these mailing lists.- When signing up to receive email, also check out additional items whatever you want along with your email.- Selection of sites strictly proper anywhere you tell us your email address.- Do not preach your email address in cyberspace. Consider alternative options-for example, use a different email address when registering at a particular mailing list, use multiple email addresses for different purposes, or create a disposable email account.- Follow the instructions provided by the administrator, report the spam if there is an option to do so.- Delete all spam.- Avoid clicking on suspicious links in emails or IM messages, because it could be connected to a fake site.
Manually type the website address directly in his column in the browser more secure than believed in the link in the message.- Ensure that the operating system is always updated with the latest updates, and use a qualified security software.
Which should not do:- Opening an email attachment from an unknown. This attachment can infect your computer.- Reply to spam. Usually forged email address, and reply to email spam spam spam will result in another.- Fill out the form in a message requesting personal or financial information or passwords (passwords). Companies are not bona fide customers may ask for personal information via email. If in doubt, contact the company concerned through other mechanisms such as customer contact service contacts.- Open the message spam.- Buying products or services from spam messages.- Forward any virus warnings you receive via email. It may be that this is a hoax (hoax).
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