Most Dangerous Activities to Avoid Online

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber tips | Posted on 13-04-2011

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The Internet today is filled with huge amount of malware activities and one small mistake can make you fall prey to them. These mistakes often end up in infection of the PC or exploit online accounts (bank accounts, credit cards, etc.) of the user. The activities you need to avoid online are as follows:

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Top Blunders to Avoid While Dealing with Passwords

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Be Informed on Cyber Security | Posted on 17-02-2011

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Your online accounts stay safer as long as your passwords are stronger and secure. However, creating stronger passwords is not enough in today’s scenario where id theft is most prevalent. Handling of passwords is equally important as of creating strong passwords. The following are few blunders made by consumers in 2010, reported in a study from Internet security firm Webroot.

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Protecting Yourself Online with Strong Passwords

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber tips | Posted on 02-02-2010

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The concept of having a password for any system is similar to a key for home. The key for home is essential in order to lock and protect personal belongings from others who are not authenticated or desired to enter home. Today, due to globalization and Internet revolution, a person may have several online properties or accounts that are as important as properties physically existing at home. Those… Continue reading

Open Source Utility for Enhanced Password Security

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber tips | Posted on 30-10-2009

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With the increase of online banking, online e-mail, online purchases, etc., there is a need for increased password security. If you are like many people who use the same password for most sites, you are in trouble if your password gets hacked. You need to make your passwords complex and tough to crack and create a separate password for each account. Once you create a different complex password… Continue reading