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How to keep kids safe from online threats?

by vishal tripathi Digital Markiting Expart
With advanced technology, the devices have become an important part of our lives. Not only the adults but even children are frequently using mobile devices and the internet. 

Not the teenagers but even the kids surf online and therefore, a lot of parents are looking for ways to monitor the activities of their children so that they may not get caught or affected by the cyber crimes.

The ill advertisements can have a great impact on the mind of a kid and a single click can lead to the downloading of malware, spyware, viruses, and worms into the system. Thus, affecting the performance of the system as well as opening ways for privacy breaches.

Here are a few ways to ensure that your children stay safe from offensive images,

1.Make them aware of the term - cyber-crime

Awareness plays an important role in preventing an attack. PC security software experts suggest that parents must tell their kids about the techniques used to plan an attack, the spam emails, the fake ads, and the faulty threats. You must be open about the images that may look appealing but can actually cause a lot of problems if clicked. Last but not the least ask your kids to directly come to you in case they accidentally download a malware.

2.Maintain privacy

Though the personalized shopping and social media have no grounds for privacy but one can at least hide information from psychics in order to remain unharmed. The guardians must tell their children to be watchful of what they put on social media, how much they should reveal about themselves and location, and how to differentiate between the genuine and fake email ids.

3.Strong passwords

Advance PC Protector developers extremely emphasize on creating stronger passwords that cannot be cracked. Parents should tell their teenagers to use capital an small alphabets, numerics, and special characters to create a password that cannot be traced by someone who might be looking to get a peak.

4.Cyber-bullying

In the world of dark web, cyber-bullying is a common practice to trick the victim into giving away credentials or carry out a series of tasks that get the criminal remote access to the user’s system.

5.Control filtering

Guardians can also filter the websites that their kids can access. There are many computer security software programs that offer the feature where parents can easily monitor and guide what their kids surf and where they land on. This eliminates maximum opportunities of the criminals they may take advantage of.

6.Phishing campaign

Parents must educate their teenagers about the phishing campaigns that aims to trick the user into giving away passwords and financial details. The kids must know that not every URL is genuine no matter how legitimate it looks and they should not click on anything just because it looks enticing.

7.Secure the mobile devices

The internet access is no longer confined to the systems but surfing can also be done on mobiles. Therefore, internet security software developers advice to keep the devices safe and secure.

Conclusion

Though technology has made a lot of work easier and helps in business marketing but there is a place called dark web which only aims to find new approaches to get into the system.

About vishal tripathi Senior   Digital Markiting Expart

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Created on Oct 15th 2018 08:51. Viewed 76 times.

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