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Steps to take after falling for an email scam or phishing attack
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Steps to take after falling for an email scam or phishing attack

If you fall for an email scam, often known as phishing, don't blame yourself. Every day, fake emails get more elaborate. Cybercriminals use phishing scams as one type of scam to try to acquire your sensitive information. Phishers attempt to fool you into clicking a link or downloading a file by sending emails that seem to be from a reliable source. You can find yourself following the email's directions and divulging your passwords, credit card numbers, or Social Security number if you don't notice the email is phony. Here are seven actions you can take right now if you've fallen victim to a phishing scam to safeguard your compromised data and protect yourself. Steps to Take Now If You're a Victim of a Phishing Attack After being a victim of a phishing assault, the first thing you...
What is the Deep and Dark Web?
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What is the Deep and Dark Web?

The dark web is a secret network of websites that can only be accessed with a specialized web browser. It is used to maintain the privacy and anonymity of internet activity, which is useful for both legitimate and illicit uses. The use of it for extremely criminal activities has also been reported, even though some people use it to avoid government censorship. What is the dark web, deep web, and surface web? There are millions of websites, databases, and servers that are all active around-the-clock on the vast Internet. However, the sites that can be accessed using search engines like Google and Yahoo are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the so-called "visible" Internet (also known as the surface web or open web). The non-visible Web is surrounded by a number of terminol...
What is Fake News and Its Types ?
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What is Fake News and Its Types ?

False or misleading information that passes for news is referred to as fake news. Fake news typically falls into one of two categories: Stories that are purposefully untrue; that is, those who publish them are aware that they are fake but nonetheless choose to do so. This could be done to sway public opinion or increase visitors to a certain website.stories that are mostly false but have some truth to them. This might be the result of factual inaccuracies or exaggerations made to emphasize a particular point. The term "fake news" was first used in the 19th century, so misinformation is not a recent phenomena, but the internet and social media have changed how it is produced and disseminated. Prior to the internet, individuals often got their news from reliable media sources whose jo...
How to protect yourself from cyberstalkers
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How to protect yourself from cyberstalkers

1. What is cyberstalking? The definition of cyberstalking is as follows: "The use of the internet or other electronic methods to harass and intimidate a chosen victim." Common traits include, but are not limited to, traditional "stalking" behavior—tracking someone's whereabouts and keeping tabs on their online and offline activities. Cyberstalkers have been known to install GPS tracking devices in their victims' vehicles, install geolocation software on their phones, and obsessively follow their victims' movements on social media. Other behaviors that are meant to scare victims or make their lives miserable may also be included in cyberstalking. Cyberstalkers may, for example, stalk and threaten their victims on social media; they may even hack emails to contact the victim's conn...
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How to teach your kids about cybersecurity

The dramatic increase in remote learning has made it more challenging than ever for parents to monitor their children's online behavior. More often than many parents would like, children are online. Additionally, the majority of parents don't always have the time to monitor their children's online behavior. For parents who wish to keep their children safe, this is a difficult time. A recent Kaspersky study demonstrates the scope of the problem. Here are some current youth-related issues. A smartphone is essential to 73% of teenagers, and half of them sleep with their phones.It is estimated that 44% of kids between the ages of 8 and 16 spend time online constantly, with an emphasis on social media and entertainment.40% of kids post private information online, including their addresse...
What is the difference between VPN And Proxy Server
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What is the difference between VPN And Proxy Server

You may have thought about using a VPN or proxy server if you're concerned about your privacy online. Your internet connection's security is increased by both, but how exactly do they do this and how are they different? Understanding the distinctions between VPNs and proxy servers can help you choose the best tool for the job if you're trying to increase your online privacy. VPN and proxy servers defined By allowing you to conceal your IP address in a variety of ways, proxies and VPNs both increase your level of anonymity. They differ substantially in terms of how they do it and how many extra privacy features they provide. 1. What is a proxy server? Typically, when you browse the web, your computer makes a direct connection to a website and starts downloading pages for you to...
How To Speed Up My Browser Speed Easily
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How To Speed Up My Browser Speed Easily

We now have access to the power of information collecting thanks to ever-evolving technology. The main source of knowledge on a wide range of topics is the Internet. It is also the best tool for a variety of tasks, including shopping, banking, paying bills, filing taxes, and even making reservations for supper. However, it can be really annoying if your Wi-Fi connection is weak or slow while you're trying to use the Internet. How to speed up my browser speed can cross your mind when you're waiting for pages to load or have problems connecting to a website. Thankfully, the answer is frequently straightforward. You can make sure that your Internet connection operates as swiftly as it should by routinely carrying out a few easy computer and browser maintenance tasks. What I can do to s...
Don’t Take Your Cards with You : Phone Wallets   That are Safe to Use in 2022
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Don’t Take Your Cards with You : Phone Wallets That are Safe to Use in 2022

Although many individuals hardly ever use cash these days, the time when using a debit card was common may also soon be history. With the introduction of digital wallets, more customers are forgoing their cards and cash in favor of a quicker and more secure payment method. These wallets make use of the strength and functionality of smartphones. Here are some important facts concerning phone wallets and a list of phone wallets that are safe to use in 2022 What are digital wallets or phone wallets? The terms "phone wallet," "digital wallet," and "eWallet" all refer to the same thing: the "wallet" is an app on your phone that houses information about your credit, debit, and gift cards. A digital wallet does not really keep your card number for security reasons (except with gift card...
Which operating system is best for programming
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Which operating system is best for programming

Which operating system is best for programming, if you're thinking about a career in programming? The features, central processing unit (CPU), random access memory (RAM), and apps or software you will require are among the variables that will determine the answer. Of course, individual preference is another consideration. What is an operating system? An operating system is formally defined as the program that controls the hardware and software on your computer. When you power on your device, the operating system launches and contains all of the functions that let you use the controls and system. The software enables you to interact with (or click on) something once the desktop has loaded on your device, and the hardware subsequently enables the OS to process this data. Additional...