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Safe Internet Day 2017: Few handy tips to stay secure in world of web

February 7 Is Celebrated As Safer Internet Day To Promote NetSafe Tricks And Some Useful Fixes.

By : Manas Dwivedi | Updated on: 07 Feb 2017, 12:10:45 PM
Safe Internet Day 2017- (source:

New Delhi:

In the world of internet and information technology, data safety and security is a vital aspect of everybody’s life. After all, it’s a matter of privacy and once any outright sabotage happens, it really is tricky to deal with and fix the mess caused by hacking, malware and ransomware.

To deal with such incidents and create awareness among internet users, February 7 is celebrated as Safer Internet Day to promote NetSafe tricks and some useful fixes.

Even the world’s most popular internet search engine, Google is spreading a word about the cause on its homepage.  With hashtag #SaferInternetDay, Google is urging its users to review their account and take necessary measures like changing phone number associated with the account and the recovery e-mail address provided at the time of signing up.

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Google is also letting users review the access to a number of apps and website you provided while using them.

So keep yourself safe from internet frauds, we are proving you a few handy tips to secure your internet usage experience and get more aware about web security measures.

Here are the tips:

# Keep your software up to date with regular updates.

# Keep changing your passwords time to time and use different strong passwords for all your accounts.

# Always use secure Wi-Fi connections.

# Regularly check and keep stock of privacy setting of all your social media accounts.

# Always be cautious about what you post online, especially if it is a personal information.

# Beware of unusual and suspicious e-mails. Spam mail from unknown people can be a hoax and may contain malware.

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First Published : 07 Feb 2017, 11:34:00 AM