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E-Safety by Jane and Yumna
E-Safety- What is it?
Why is E- Safety important?
Internet safety is important to secure online transactions and while using digital wallets in mobiles. Especially kids, teenagers, and less computer and internet literate people cheated more on the Internet.
E-Safety is trying to be safe on the internet and is the act of maximizing a user's awareness of personal safety and security risks to private information and property associated with using the internet, and the self-protection from computer crime.
Harms on the internet
Phishing happens when you give your personal information unknowingly to frauds, or hackers
When it happens people pretending to be famous companies will gain access to your personal information
Pharming happens when you open unsafe, fake sites or when your server is weak
When pharming happens, the hackers could install viruses or trojans into your computer
Viruses happen when you open infected files or documents usually spam
When your computer has a virus, a person can possibly hack into your computer
How to protect yourself from the harms on the internet
Do not click on any links listed in the email message,
and do not open any attachments contained in a suspicious email.
Do not enter personal information in a pop-up screen.
Legitimate companies, agencies, and organizations don't ask for personal information via pop-up screens.
Install a phishing filter on your email application and also on your web browser.
These filters will not keep out all phishing messages, but they will reduce the number of phishing attempts.
Ensure you are using secure web connections (look for https in the web address)
Be cautious when opening links or attachments that you weren’t expecting or that are from an unfamiliar sender
Avoid suspicious websites
Enable two-factor authentication on sites that offer it
Use a reputable internet service provider, whenever possible
Use a VPN service that has reputable DNS servers
Change the default password on your consumer-grade routers and wireless access points
Keep your software up to date
Don't click on links within emails
Use an Anti- Virus software
Back up your computer
Use a strong password
Use a firewall
Use a Pop-Up blocker
The cyber safety rules
S-Safe: Be careful!! Make sure you are not giving out your personal information to strangers or to unknown websites
M- Meeting: Never meet up with any kind of stranger on the internet
A- Accepting: Don't open unknown emails. They could have viruses
R- Reliable: Someone online might lie about who they are and information on the internet may not be true
T- Tell: If someone is constantly disturbing you, make sure that you inform a trusted adult and seek their help