Today, many people rely on a computer to do to do their homework, office work and to store very important information. It is important for the information on the computer to be stored and kept safe. It is extremely important for people to take the right measures to secure their information. This is protecting their data from data loss, misuse and abuse. Now for example, is crucial for businesses to keep information
Now home users also need to take the means to make sure that their credit card information is secure when they make purchases online.
A Computer Security risk is any action that could cause loss of information. Or even damage to a computer.
A cybercrime is known as illegal acts based on the internet and is one of the FBI’s top priorities. There are several distinct categories for people that cause cybercrimes, and they are refereed as hacker, cracker, cyberterrorist, cyber extortionist, unethical employee, script kiddie and corporate spy. The term hacker was actually known as a good word but now it has a very negative view. A hacker is defined as someone who accesses a computer or computer network unlawfully.
You have to know that is important to take precautions to protect you and your products from information that these days. It’s get any easier and easier for people to share digital products.
Information that is a type of computer security risk which is stealing in person’s personal or confidential information. In both, business or home users are both at risk of information theft. One example is someone stealing credit cards so they can they can make unauthorized purchases on another person’s account. Now if the information is transmitted over the network then it has a very high chance for the malicious users to intercept the information. That means every computer and that path of your data can see what you send.
There are a lot of ways to secure your data. But the most important thing is to practice cautious Internet surfing. Know the online stores you are purchasing from. Keeping your computer clean and ensure you have no kind of malicious software installed will also prevent others from gathering your private information by recording your keystrokes.
Always get your computer checked by an expert. Be very careful of who you choose to fix your computer. Remember you have private information in there and well that’s one way of people getting your information. I myself, am very thankful to have the skills to fix my own computer and just want you all to be careful who you choose.
Well that’s my word for now.