Secure Online Transactions Through SSL/TLS

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber Awareness, Online Shopping | Posted on 15-06-2010

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Internet transactions today are highly vulnerable to exploitation by cyber criminals. Online transactions in the current situation must be dealt very sensitively and sensibly in order to avoid any kind of data theft. The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) enables encryption of sensitive data during online transactions through advanced encryption methods and validation processes. Encryption of data makes it very difficult for unauthorized people to view the information during… Continue reading

Beware of Spoofed Websites Online

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber Awareness, Online Shopping | Posted on 12-05-2010

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Website spoofing is one of the deceptive snare used by cyber criminals for phishing. Internet is still a highly vulnerable place for transactions. Cyber-criminals keep finding different ways to exploit a user online. The only way to survive them is through conventional awareness and credible preventive measures.

What are Spoofed Websites?
A spoofed website is usually a replica of a legitimate website. Almost all the features… Continue reading

Safety measures to buy a Product Online Securely

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber tips, Online Shopping | Posted on 28-08-2009

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The main advantage of online shopping is its convenience where anybody can search and buy a product at a click of their mouse of their PC.

However, online shopping has some concerns and risks associated with it. A lot of these risks are basically people dependent and can be prevented by being a little vigilant