Safeguarding Your Personal Data in Your System


Visitors: 116

More and more cases of stealing personal data from personal computers are being reported around the world. One need to be aware about these attacks and should take necessary precautions to prevent this from happening. These forms attacks are very difficult to find out. But you can prevent them from happening by adhering to following points.

  • You may receive emails in disguise form.

    It may resemble very much to a mail from a reputed company. When you receive a mail asking to reveal your personal information, never disclose it.

  • Another latest method employed is Phishing to extract your login and password.

    In Phishing when you are looking for a particular website, you will be presented with a webpage which exactly resembles the original one. Without doubt you enters the username and password in the boxes provided. Once you click on the login button, your username and password are sent to culprits who will use this login and password for manipulating your account. To avoid this from happening, many companies are employing unique methods like displaying a unique picture or word from the users computer. Whenever, the website comes for login and password, check for this picture or word at the top of the webpage.

  • When you are using computer at Internet cafes, turn off the remember password option. If you enable this feature, the next person can easily login to your account without even providing username and password.
  • Install a good firewall in your system to disable hacking attempts.

    A good firewall gives warning about possible intrusions and you can take remedial steps immediately. Usually, good virus guards come with powerful firewalls.

  • Conduct credit card transactions only through a secured web page, which uses strong encryption algorithms.
Visit for Rosewood Elephants.

Gijo George Visit for Unique Gifts and crafts from around the world.


Article Source:

Rate this Article: 
Novell Operating System - Recovery of Compressed Data
Rated 4 / 5
based on 5 votes

Related Articles:

Safeguarding Financial Institutions With Data Loss Prevention Software

by: Adam Chris (August 14, 2014) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

Safeguarding Your Personal Information From Identity Thieves

by: Etienne Gibbs (February 12, 2006) 
(Legal/Identity Theft)

Data Auditing Quiz - Does Your Compliance Data System Prove Your Innocence?

by: John Weathington (March 24, 2008) 

Data Conversion- Transfer Data From Old To New System

by: Sam Mike (March 20, 2007) 
(Computers and Technology)

Copy your data from one system to another system via Clone software

by: Nuria Jay (February 23, 2012) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

System Data Migration - Why Help is Important

by: Nick Pegley (September 30, 2008) 
(Computers and Technology)

CRM System: Give Meaning to Your Data

by: Cameron Brown (May 06, 2005) 

Data Deduplication Software –A Broom for Your System

by: John Pearse (December 28, 2010) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

Data cleansing software to keep your system accurate and swift

by: Michael Rocks (December 21, 2010) 
(Computers and Technology/Software)

Novell Operating System - Recovery of Compressed Data

by: Sunil Chandna (November 09, 2005) 
(Computers and Technology/Data Recovery)