How to avoid the phishing net?
Phishing is a form of internet fraud by which fraudsters try to get personal data, raise money or infect the unsuspected user’s computer with a virus. Their misleading intention can easily be unveiled if we know what to look for.
What makes personal data personal and how does the law protect them?
The Fundamental Law, the Civil and the Criminal Code and the Act on Informational Self-Determination all protect your personal data. This is important to remember, given that even the sharing of a photo may represent a breach of the law if it is done without your consent.
What is a secure password in 2017?
First and foremost, a secure password is actually kept confidential, without anybody other than its user knowing it.
What is the difference between offline and online bullying in practice?
Offline bullying includes, for example, bullying, teasing and name-calling at school, while online bullying, or cyberbullying, takes place on the internet, through computers and mobile phones.
Why is sexting risky?
Sexting is when someone sends erotic photos/videos taken of himself/herself or sexually explicit text messages to a friend or acquaintance by mobile phone or over the internet.
How does online grooming work?
Sometimes you cannot be sure whether the person you interact with over the internet is really who he/she is claiming to be.
When to choose online encryption?
You can make conscious decisions to protect your sensitive data online. Financial transactions should only be conducted on websites starting with https and only such sites should be trusted with your personal information.
What protection does legislation provide against cyberbullying?
Cyberbullying means online intimidation and/or harassment. It has many forms, but what is common in all of them is that they are committed with malicious intent over the internet using computers or mobile devices.
What is the point of two-factor authentication?
Two-factor authentication is much more secure than mere password authentication and can now be set up for almost anything.
What are fake profiles?
Creating a fake profile means registering with a name other than one’s own by misusing someone else’s identity or using a fictitious person’s identity.