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Do and Donts

Cyber ​​Security

(for safe use of social media)

What to do:

  • Do not tell your password to anyone.
  • Put the password in Alpha Numeric with the letters / numbers in the special character combination.
  • Use different mobile number from banking for social media.
  • Must specify security question, mobile number, SMS alert, alternate mail id in your digital accounts.
  • Keep separate account passwords separate.
  • While using social networking site, do not use privacy / security settings and use privacy settings as high as possible.
  • Delete the useless social media account.

    what not to do:

  • Do not use the same password for different accounts.
  • Family photos of women, mobile number, email id, birthdate, out-of-home location etc. should not be placed on social media as well as not in banking details public post.
  • Do not tell your password to anyone. Today's friend can be away tomorrow, so do not tell him too.
  • Do not share your private photos on anyone's request.
  • Do not befriend any unidentified person, boy or girl / man or woman, nor send a wrong message to anyone.
  • Check "Keep Me Signed In" & "Remember Me" as required.

Mobile phone and mobile banking for safe use

What to do:

  • Keep your mobile with you. Allow yourself and only family to use.
  • Keep your mobile phone safe from password and PIN and keep the Screen Auto Lock Screen embargo on.
  • Use antivirus and anti-theft application (application tracking mobile in case of mobile theft) and update them from time to time.
  • Turn on your mobile's Bluetooth and Wi-Fi only when necessary, or otherwise turn off.
  • Change the default password of the hotspot.
  • Make mobile banking / payment securely for Banking Application and open HTTPS SSL sites as well as open banking sites by typing URL from Keyboard (The bank never asks you to phone / SMS information about your account).
  • Do not disclose your Aadhaar number to anyone in public. (Use the base number for the offspring)
  • Swipe the credit / debit card in front of your eye. After memorizing the CVV number behind the card, erase it.
  • Immediately notify the bank and the police immediately on any fraudulent transaction.
  • Call on the customer care of the concerned bank to block it by informing you about fraud with your bank account.
  • On the losing of mobile and sim card, immediately inform the police.
  • After receipt of a mobile purchase receipt in which the mobile's screen is clearly marked as clearly, take away and keep it.
  • Turn off the transaction from your bank account as required.

    what not to do:

  • Do not let your mobile to use an unknown person.
  • Do not install any suspicious applications.
  • Do not make banking details public
  • Avoid calling back to an unknown number.
  • Do not give any personal information on any unknown call.
  • Do not give any banking information over the phone.
  • Do not tell any person the OTP (One Time Password) that came to your registered mobile number.
  • Do not tell your password to anyone today's friend, tomorrow may be far away, so do not tell it too.
  • Do not use free WiFi at the places (public place) for payment by banking or credit card / e-wallet.
  • Do not do internet banking with any cyber cafe, do not get any help from anyone inside the ATM.
  • Never move any step forward on mail / sms to win prize money, get a job, win lottery, income tax refund, pen card / Aadhar card, and do not get any other bluff in the name of putting loan vouchers etc.

For safe use of computers

What to do:

  • Keep the computer up to date. Keep the antivirus and system file up to date.
  • While banking transaction, move forward only by looking at the lock of the lock above.
  • Open HTTPS & SSL sites only.
  • From time to time, scan entire system with anti-virus.
  • Keep computer login password strong.
  • Change WIFI's default password.
  • Check / UnCheck as required by "Save Password" in the browser.
  • Keep the firewall on.
  • Please keep the Junk / Spam Mail Filter On in Email Settings.
  • Use Antivirus & Firewall Software to keep the browser and operating system Patch Up and Update.
  • Mix virtual keyboards and physical keyboards while using banking transactions.
  • Always use the license software and operating system.

    what not to do:

  • Never click on links with intriguing offers.
  • Do not use anti-virus scanned pen drives.
  • Do not install any unknown software in the system.
  • Backup the necessary files from time to time.

Regarding the safe use of Email / Internet

What to do:

  • Email Settings in Junk / Spam Mail Filter On
  • Open the Mumps and the attached attachment from the unknown person before Virus Scan.
  • Carefully open the URL given in the email before clicking it carefully
  • Provide information on the service provider and the police when they receive a phishing email or URL.
  • Different e-mail accounts should be used for different purposes. E.g. - personal, official, shopping etc.
  • If the received e-mail is suspicious, then check the authenticity of the original email id / sender email id from Email Header.
  • Use Anti-Phishing Service provided by Service Provider in Email or Web Browser.

    what not to do:

  • Do not ask the Internet user on their Personal Identity related information such as Financial Information Account Number, PIN Nunber, etc. on Internet.
  • Do not Navigate by clicking on any Hyperlink unknowingly email.
  • Do not compile the information you want to keep confidential in a device that connects to the Internet.
  • Never use Pirated / free software or Operating System. Doing so may steal your confidential information and information.

Tips for protecting children

  • Remember to keep the name of your parents / guardian, home address, phone number / mobile number etc. so that they can give information to the police or assistants if they are lost or lost somewhere.
  • If there is no parent / guardian in the house then do not allow any inhuman person to come inside the house.
  • Remember the phone number of at least three people around you who can help you in an emergency.
  • Always stay away from strangers. Avoid friendship with everyone Remember that the kidnapper or non-social people have no different form or behavior, they look like normal men in behavior and behavior, so be careful.
  • If you have separated from your parents in a public place like a market or park, then instead of looking after themselves, seek help from a policeman. Tell them your parents' name and address. They will definitely help you.
  • Always inform your parents / guardians where you are going, with whom you are going, going along with who else is going, how long to laugh, etc. If you are late in return, give your parents / guardians immediately to let them know about you.
  • In addition to your school bus or general ride, if you are riding with someone else, then give it to your parents / guardian immediately.
  • If someone is calling you on foot / car, avoid going to the car. They may also be criminals or abductor.
  • Do not touch unattended objects (bags, toys, etc.) in any public place like Road, Market, Park, do not approach it, it may contain explosive material.
  • Stay away from obscene books, movies, video clips Avoid even people from those who promote or discuss obscenity.
  • Always remember the emergency number like Dial-112/100 and call urgent if needed.

Tips for Safety for Women

  • Be sure to take a self-confidence and positive attitude in life, always be cautious outside the house.
  • Take shelter outside, choose safe places / crowded areas or reputable shops / malls to shop for shapping. Surviving the place where people's passions are low.
  • Do not mix too much with strangers. They may be criminal, abusive or abusive.
  • When using a parlor, select a parlor that takes care of your safety as well as privacy.
  • Always keep the mobile phone near you so that the family or police can be called in emergency.
  • Do not ever disclose your plans / programs to new friends or fellow travelers by filling with excitement during the trip.
  • Always select safe transportation when traveling.
  • Avoid exposing your identity on telephone / mobile, especially when you are traveling alone.
  • Avoid selecting hotels in the secluded areas. Choose the best and prestigious hotel choice.
  • Check the room before staying in the hotel room.
  • Always keep the door of your room closed, use the safety chain for more safety so that no one can force to come inside.
  • Use PEPHOL before opening the door for anyone. If the person is not in the hotel's uniform or looks suspicious, do not open the door.
  • Take care of where you are and what is happening around you.
  • Always remember the emergency number like Dial-112 and call urgent if needed.

Tips for the safety of senior people

  • Elderly people have to be distressed only by their lives, their identities like servants, guardians, drivers etc.
  • Be nice to your servant.
  • Before possessing a person for help, make the person's real name, address, etc. fully informed and inform the nearest police station.
  • Never disclose your property, bank account, deposit money, etc. before the servant or an unfamiliar person.
  • When you keep someone in the house for work, never leave him alone.
  • Do not allow relatives or friends of your servant to come home always, no matter how special.
  • Protect precious items in the locker of a bank.
  • Apply modern safety equipment such as door alarms, electronic ebay etc. available in the market at home.
  • Use Peephole in the main door of your house, identify a visitor and then enter it in the house.
  • Never leave any spare or keys in the open or in traditional hidden places.
  • If any person is called for a repair, first verify his identity.
  • Use the phone book to remember the telephone number.
  • Make the visitors aware about your surroundings.
  • Always remember the emergency number like Dial-112 and call urgent if needed.

Vehicle Safety Tips

  • Do not park the car in any place, keep the carriage only at the parking lot.
  • Do not apply small vehicles after large vehicles.
  • While parking the car, use the parking lock.
  • At the time of parking, close the window of the car well. (Glass)
  • Do not go off the small children in the car and do not let remote control play to the child sitting inside.
  • Buy car parts only with authorized stores.
  • Follow traffic rules.
  • At the appointed time, renew the insurance and keep the registration, the license always with you.

Mobile Security Tips

  • Always keep mobile phone devices with you.
  • Carefully read the manufacturer's manual and follow the instructions for setting up your mobile phone.
  • Keep in mind to remember the 15-digit IMEI number anywhere. In the event of theft of mobile phone, this IMEI number may be required to file a complaint in the police and through the service provider it can help to track your mobile phone.
  • Turn on device lockings Automatically use AutoLock to lock or turn on padlock via passcode pattern, this will prevent access to your mobile phone.
  • Report your nearest police station and related service provider mobile phone theft or missing.
  • Use the feature of mobile tracking, which can help track your mobile stolen status. Each time a SIM card is inserted in the mobile phone, this feature will automatically send information to the two mobile numbers you already select, so that you can track your mobile device.
  • In case of non-use, close the application camera, audio video / paire, bluetooth, connection, infrared, Wi-Fi. Keeping the connection can lead to security hazards, as well as your mobile battery can also be down soon.
  • Keep in mind that when you permanently give your phone to another person, delete your information from the phone.
  • Regularly backup the data and set up your phone so that when you sync it, it can backup its data. You can also backup it on a separate memory card. For this, you can use the vendor's document backup.

Tips for kids on theInternet (Internet safety tips forkids)

  • Do not give personal information such as your address, mobile number, telephone number, address of your parents' workplace address / telephone number, credit and debit card, name / account number of internet bank accounts, school address etc. If this is necessary then first get permission from your parents.
  • If you're uncomfortable with the message from an email / SMS notification of such messages to their parents immediately that it is not your fault.
  • Get permission from your parents / guardian before sending your photo to anyone on the internet.
  • Do not respond to dirty emails, bulletin board items or threatened messages on the Internet. Report it to your parent / guardian.
  • Avoid meeting any person without checking your parents / guardians so you can get online. With the permission of your parents, go to a public place to meet or meet with your parents.
  • Make the rules for getting online, decide the time in the day, how long will you stay online. Keep track of time when you are online. Browse only on the appropriate websites. Do not visit other websites and follow the rules.
  • Do not give your Internet passwords (email, bank account, Facebook, arch, etc.) to anyone other than your parents, even if you have a special friend.

Tips for parents / guardians on theInternet (Internet safety tips for Parents)

  • You can think of the Internet as a real place. When the children are growing up, then they are eager to know more and more things. In this sense the Internet is a perfect place. But the child should be careful about how the child is using the Internet.
  • Put the computer in a place where you can easily guide your children how to use the Internet.
  • Define clear rules and proper guidelines for internet usage. Ensure that all people in the family keep writing these rules to the computer
  • Remind children that they should not use personal information, digital photos or credit cards without your permission.
  • Make a tag of those websites where you or your children have given personal information. The log should include the name of the site, address, date and user names and passwords that you have used for those websites.
  • Ensure only reliable sources for online information. Do not trust anyone in the same way, maybe the information you received may not be right, be careful.
  • There is a lot of difference between the real world and the online world, if anybody in the world wants to contact you / child, be cautious.
  • Do not open an e-mail, file or website that is sent by an unknown person or who you do not know, often viruses are attached to them that can damage your computer or files by being transmitted.
  • If you think your child or any other child is in danger, then feel free to contact the officials of your local police department.
  • Use the internet with your child. Encourage the child to tell you how he surfed, how to download songs, chat-room, how to use instant messaging or how to build a web site.

Password (password) security

  • Use at least 8 characters and numbers for good password.
  • Use mixed words (special signs with letters / digits) such as - ILsP @ # 21 | Mix alphabets with special character and numbers. eg. ILsP @ # 2
  • May not share your password with anyone else.

Social networking site

  • Just and only connected to the friend you know.
  • If you are logged in to a social networking site like a public / another computer, then do not forget to log-out after using it.
  • Do not make any personal information public.

Credit / debit card

  • Do not share credit / debit cards with anyone else.
  • Do not share credit / debit card CVV numbers with anyone else.
  • Avoid using credit / debit cards at cyber cafes or at a small shop.
  • No bank ever asks you for a credit / debit card's confidential PIN number or other information. If a bank asks you for the information from the phone in the name of the worker, never share the information.
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