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What is personal information and why does the state develop entire laws designed to protect such data? Imagine that you are making an order online. In the process of forming the order, you specify such data as contact phone number and address.
It would seem that nothing bad happened, the order was delivered on time and you were satisfied. However, after some time, you begin to receive a lot of advertising letters to your address, strangers call you on your home phone and, calling you by name, offer your services. In addition, you may encounter theft of plastic card data when working with online banking.
Recently, the idea of the so-called e-government has been actively promoting in our country, which will allow users to interact with various government organizations through the World Wide Web. However, can we be sure of the safety of our personal data? How advertising companies and attackers become aware of the details of orders and appeals to seemingly reputable sites. Continue reading
Many users, even the most experienced, sometimes do not suspect that having protected themselves, they forget about their own children. They forget, especially when creating different accounts in the OS for themselves and for the child, that children require attention even at the computer and they still cannot and do not want to take care of their own protection. And this task is being placed on our shoulders.
Immediately determine what threats the Internet poses for a child. They can be divided into two categories: threats associated with games and threats associated with paging. With the second, everything is clear, advertisements and pornography, pop-ups and the calculation of children’s naivety. Games carry risks of a different kind – abnormal social adaptation and the study of indecent words, and not only that.
As a matter of fact, further we will consider not only threats, but also ways to protect our children from them. Continue reading
There are a huge number of computer viruses in the world. To establish their exact number (along with all modifications and upgrades) no one is taken. Instead, it is customary to calculate the loss or intensity of a virus attack. But, neither one nor the other allows users to understand what, exactly, how and why it gets to their computer?
Reasons for creating viruses
There are no reasons for the appearance of viruses as such. These are the reasons for human stupidity. We simply have the actual value – a huge number of computer viruses and virus programs that inhabit the Internet along with sites. It’s true that it’s worth highlighting several reasons, it’s still worth it, they are especially clear to any person.
Banal reason. Someone wanted to try “what happens if?” True, almost no one is now engaged in viral childishness. However, it is impossible not to mention it. Indeed, this is how the first virus arose. Continue reading