How To Safeguard Online Accounts From Getting Hacked

Make it a good habit to safeguard your personal online data rather than saying sorry after it is hacked and missused. Here we will discuss about how to do and which are the best possible options doing it.

Password protection compulsion

How To Safeguard Online Accounts

Never openly share your password with anyone whom you don’t trust even a bit. Apart from this, you always need to choose password that is not easy. Experts say it should be personally memorable sentence backed up by personally memorable tricks so that it becomes a password. Suppose your sentence is ‘When I was ten I met an accident at school,’ then your password can be ‘Wiw10imaa@s.’

Safeguard email from getting hacked

For email users it is suggested not to click on untrustworthy attachments even it comes from your known contact but you were not expecting any mail with attachment from him or her. Clicking on such attachments can lead to hacking of your email password. Do so installs some nefarious program on your machine.

Shopping online

This may be risky if you are using your credit card to shop online. Make sure to use only those sites with prefix ‘https’. The ‘s’ here refers the website is using a secure protocol of encrypting communications.

Better account protection

Usually we submit username and password to get into an account. This is called as single-factor authorization. However, for your important accounts it is suggested to go for two-factor authorization, which means using additional security credential. It may be a fingerprint or any other unique pattern.

Protecting mobile device

Definitely use lock code on your mobile phone and tablet before leaving house. It is suggested to keep letters and numbers in your password. If not, the 4-digit PIN may also do. This will keep the nosy people away from accessing your mobile info easily.

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