Internet, a world open, plural and endless possibilities, it can sometimes become quite the opposite if we do not make proper use of a world where we can meet all, and worse, any malware that could damage our computer . It is also essential that the young, who increasingly at a younger age have Internet access, are educated on the proper and responsible use and enjoyment of the site and can navigate safely. What follows will eight keys to navigate safely on the Internet, that may seem obvious but, more than one will have to implement them to make your Internet surfing a safe process that does not involve any risk for the visual integrity of your computer.
Protect your PC
creation of new malware, is almost mandatory to use antivirus software to protect us with firewalls, anti-spam and web protection in real time. These antivirus must be updated daily to effectively protect at all times, be highly recommended not to disable automatic updates ever.
Update your PC
obsolete programs: Each update either operating system or other programs installed in the browser (browser, PDF reader, etc.). will make your PC more vulnerable to malware and Internet threats. They should be kept perfectly updated , including service packs, patches and any other update.
obsolete programs, those for the there is no support from the manufacturer, are a perfect gateway to many threats . Must be removed and replaced by a newer version and another program that meets the same features and is updated.
not include personal information (birthdays, names, identity card, mobile …). It is also advisable not to use applications that require passwords on public computers (Internet cafes, hotels and libraries, for example).
also wary of the “digital friends” who do not know in the real world.
is essential that we help more young people to make proper use of the Internet
share personal information in social networks . It is important to educate younger Internet users on the importance of sharing certain personal data. Teach them to think twice about the desirability of sharing some photos on the Web
Smartphones and tablets
only download applications from trusted sources , such as the Google’s Android Market or the shops of the manufacturers of terminal. Although not usually done, you should check the authorizations of the apps installed and be especially careful with those with rights to send messages and calls. Generates a rule, you should use an antivirus solution capable of ensuring that our applications do not contain malware.
public WiFi networks
securizadas and is relatively easy to intercept data strong> who travel through them. It is convenient to use the connection provided by the mobile operator itself to navigate using these public networks, especially if we are to access applications that require that we request personal data that can be hacked by anyone connected to our network.