In today’s life internet has become an integral part of human life. Humans are trying to connect each and everything of his life with the internet just to make it easy in availability. No doubt it has made remarkable changes in human life like booking of tickets without wasting your time in the queue or if you want to know about anything then you can Google it anytime anywhere.
But if it a boon then it is a curse also. The curse is when it is used for wrong things. This misuse of the internet is called ‘Cyber Crime’. Now it reached a very dangerous label (Hacking, Phishing, Identity theft) is very common today.
Cyber Crime Police Station DSP Cyber Crime, S.A.S Nagar, you havePatiala, Punjab Ph: +91 172 2748 100
Cyber crime cell Kolkata - West Bengal
CID, Cyber Crime West Bengal Ph: +9133 24506163 e-mail:[email protected] For your safety concern now we will share with you some important things. Have a look-
How to know that an email attachment is safe-
Here are some steps by which you can find is it safe or not-
Is the sender of email you know about?
How many times have you received emails from this sender before?
It is expected that this sender will send an attachment.
Are that email contents and subject matching or not?
Install an anti-virus because that email may contain the virus. If that email contains virus the anti-virus will warn you when you click it to open.
Some Online Tips for Your Safety
Never ever reveal or share your password with anyone or complete strangers.
Never give your personal details like address, phone no. or your spots for hangouts to a stranger. This can lead a cyber crime against you.
Never fix a meeting with strangers because you never know that person can be a criminal.
Never send your pictures to stranger. Send them only to those whom you know very well.
Never reveal or share your personal things about your family, friends or people with you. This can also prove a key for cyber crime.
Try not to respond to the emails from unknown person. Avoid it.
Don’t reveal on social sites or anywhere that you are anonymous for the internet. You can be used as a puppet for the cyber crime.
Try not to download any software or file from unknown links. Those links can be proved harmful for you and your system.
If a stranger is talking to you about your personal details try not to communicate and block him or her if he or she is bothering.
Try not to post inappropriate things or contents on the internet because these things will highlight you in the eyes of a criminal. So avoid it.
If someone bullies you online then try to avoid it. Sometimes people intentionally abuse you or say bad words to you just to check if you will respond or not. These kinds of people find a chance to harm other if someone replies to their mails or messages.
Avoid the adult sites not just the kids but the adults also.
Before sending anything to anyone just tries to understand that this will be on internet for forever. So be cautioned before sending an email or a picture or a blog or a journal.