Incidents of cyber fraud have increased in the past few days during the lockdown. These incidents are not only happening from your laptop and desktop, but cybercriminal are also targeting your apps like Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Paytm.
Since these activities and dependencies during work from home have increased. In such a situation, they are becoming the easiest victims. Let us tell you that what things can be avoided by taking care of them.
Zoom has been facing problems for some time now. Many questions are being raised about its privacy. The first and foremost advice is to avoid using Zoom. If installing, then keep a close watch on notifications and allow details.
If you are using this app, change your account password and create a very complex password. Do not open any unknown links and beware of such activities. When the webcam is not working, turn it off like this. Set a strong password for the router. The 12 characters must contain upper case, lower case letters, numbers, symbols, or words. Zoom gives the option to lock the meeting after it starts so that new participants cannot join the group.
Hackers are resorting to new tricks to hack Whatsapp. Hackers hack your Facebook or Instagram app for this. This makes you uncomfortable to login in both the apps. In this case, he asks you for the security code of Whatsapp, from which he hacks Whatsapp.
Cyber expert Pawan Duggal says never share your password, security code and OTP with anyone. If there is any unusual activity on the Internet or on an app, report only on the authentic website. No correct website asks for personal information from you. So do not share any of your private information with anyone.
Cyber experts say that to adopt a two-step verification process for account security. With this, you will continue to receive e-mail when WhatsApp is hacked. You can save your account again by email. According to Whatsapp, it sends end to end encrypted messages, so your chats cannot be read on other devices.
Do not share photos of your work even while working from home by mistake. Many companies have a policy that they want to keep it private. If you share photos while working, then you are afraid of leaking any of your personal information.