Device Security: In the present times, technology has advanced a lot. About which we keep hearing or reading everyday. This technology has made life very easy for all of us, on the other hand it is also harming us in one way or the other. Due to which we need to be careful. All these devices can be more dangerous due to being connected to the Internet. We are going to tell you some tips to avoid them, so that you can take precautions.
How does hacking happen?
To hack any device, hackers can hack your mobile, laptop, desktop or any device that can be connected to the Internet. For this, cyber criminals or cyber attackers try to make a dent using email or message. Whenever a user sees something of his choice on the Internet or opens a file or link attached to his email and message, it makes the way for hackers easier.
Camera hacking is the most dangerous
By the way, it is dangerous to have the entire device hacked. Because the device contains all your information ranging from personal to professional. But when hackers take control of your camera too. So it can be very difficult for you. For this, hackers send the link of your interested website through mail. As soon as the user clicks on these links, the website asks for access to the RAT (Remote Access Trojan) in the user’s system and giving access is like ‘leaving your door open to a thief’. Scammers first install spyware on your device. So that your device comes completely in their possession.
how to avoid hacking
- Avoiding it is quite easy, if you take a little care.
- Do not click on any unknown link.
- Do not open any mail which is not of your interest.
- Download any app on your device only from the official store.
- Use a cover for the device’s camera.
- Always keep your device up to date.
- Do not share your details with anyone.