Be A Bond! James Bond Against #Cybercrime

Be A Bond! James Bond Against #Cybercrime

Online Safety
#CyberCrime is making headlines across India, Twitter accounts being Hacked, PayTM transfers made without user’s knowledge, Strange whatsApp forwards. Our digital world has seen an increase of scam artists and criminals, primarily due to lack of awareness. Well, there is a lot we can do to keep our web safe. Here are a few steps that can really help your out. 1. Keep your machines free of Virus, Malware. Its super simple, here are some of the top anti-virus programs, please download any one of them on your system right away. If you already possess one, please ensure its up to date. 2. Keep your email super secure. Yes this is usually the weak link in our cyber security, I would highly recommend keeping 2 emails, one for daily use…
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Why We Should Never Shutdown The Internet?: A Billion $ Question For India!

Why We Should Never Shutdown The Internet?: A Billion $ Question For India!

Online Safety
Yes the title says it all, its 2016, even in India its 2016 ! Our Prime Minister has been urging us to go digital from the day he was elected. Our government has taken on social media like a pro. Yes this year it self, we had Internet shut downs across the country. Here is an extensive list put together by the Centre for Communication and Governance at National Law University, Delhi. Where the globe is looking for solutions for providing free and fast internet to all citizens, India is still stuck in this pre historic methodology? 13 years ago in 2003, during the World Summit on the Information society the following declarations were made: We, the representatives of the peoples of the world, assembled in Geneva from 10–12 December…
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3 Amazing Secrets To Instagram It #LikeAChampion

3 Amazing Secrets To Instagram It #LikeAChampion

Online Safety
Instagram is a wonderland for all of us loving pictures, yeah picture do speak way louder than words. As easy as it is to load pics on Insta, we can also totally customize our experience in this pictorial palace. For example, if you want to keep your pictures private and to yourself you can do that simple by going in your privacy settings, Just go to options, scroll down to account and swipe to make your account private. Yet again if you want to express yourself to the world, and are getting bothered by a selected few users, there are options to deal with them. Its simple, go to their profile, click on options and viola, you can block the user, if they are posting content which violates community guidelines…
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Netizens Are The First And Final Frontier To Beat #CyberCrime

Netizens Are The First And Final Frontier To Beat #CyberCrime

Online Safety
The Supreme Court on Monday asked internet majors Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and Facebook for their responses to a petition for cracking down on cybercrimes, especially the sharing on social media of sexual-offence videos. I think this is a brilliant opportunity to get user’s involved in our effort to curb #cybercrime. Learning from Youtube, who created an amazing Heroes program, involving volunteers to help improve Youtube, by flagging inappropriate content, adding captions and subtitles to videos and sharing knowledge with other users. [embed]https://youtu.be/Wh_1966vaIA[/embed] Expanding this idea further to the Internet, we can empower Netizens to flag off criminal content. This will not only help identify the content at an early stage, plus also help spread awareness amongst users. Major reason why negative content finds home on the Internet is the inability…
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5 Famous #Whatsapp Safety Tips

5 Famous #Whatsapp Safety Tips

Online Safety
We all love WhatsApp, it’s for free, most people are on it, and is way cheaper than an SMS. For friends living abroad, it’s the quickest way to stay in touch. So I thought these 5 famous safety tips are a must for you to have an awesome time online. 1. The most important part of our online lives! #Privacy, yeah you can choose what is visible to the general public and what is not, you reach this option by clicking on Settings > Account > Privacy 2. Another important feature, missed by most in the digital world is #BackUp, yup for all of those using whatsapp professionally, or just like saving their chats, this is an awesome feature. Can be used by clicking on Settings > Chats> Chat Backup…
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