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Attention please: if you all need to protect your computers and mobiles from hackers whose around us . don't open any website and link directly when your lovely and the best friend send you .first make sure about your computer personnel data safety . for clearness see here .
( kuch dost link send kar ka bolta hain yar apna antivirus off kar do ya sub wrong ha as ka matlab wo hack karna chata ha ya ko link open karna sa koi new message see karo apni computer screen per then understand .koi hack karna ki try kar raha ha . close all programme and shut down and restart again and push Enter and shift button quickly .ab ap safe ho jun per zaida trust ha na kabi kabi wo bi aisa karta hain but be aware in care )
Everyone must read this! Don't skip it...don't tell yourself that you are safe
Steps you can take to protect yourself from hackers:
1.Update your computer:
Stop using computers with insecure operating systems such as Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows ME. These versions of Microsoft Windows are now so old and outdated, they cannot be considered secure. Every day you use your computer may put you at risk. Upgrade your computer to Windows XP Service Pack 2 (or consider buying a new PC with it already installed). UPDATE 02/01/2007: Microsoft has now released a new operating system - Vista - which is designed to replace Windows XP and is supposed to be more secure.
2.Use antivirus software:
No one should be without antivirus software on their computer. There are many commercial products that can help protect your computer from various viruses, worms, trojans and other hacker tools. But antivirus software works based on known viruses...the software must be configured to update its database of what to look for...be sure to configure your anti-virus software to update itself at least daily. And plan to run a complete system check of your computer's hard disks at least once per month to make sure nothing slipped in between antivirus software updates
3.Block Spyware :
spyware and viruses often go hand-in-hand but can take many forms. Some 'hijack' your web browser and redirects you to their website. Others quietly download and install trojans, keylogger programs, etc. to your computer so hackers can take control of your computer later. Install and run an anti-spyware program such as:
http://www.safer-networking.org/en/download/index.html (Spybot Search & Destroy)
http://www.webroot.com/consumer/products/spysweeper/ (Spy Sweeper)
http://www.lavasoft.com/products/ad-aware_se_personal.php (Ad-aware SE Personal)
4.Update Microsoft Windows:
Even with the newest computer, there are updates to be applied. There have been significant security holes discovered in all versions of Windows so it's important to update your computer's operating system as soon as possible. Regardless of the version of Windows you use, visit the
Microsoft's Windows Update website (http://windowsupdate.microsoft.com) and install all "critical patches." You should also consider installing the recommended and driver patches. Note: It's always a good idea to backup your important data before installing updates (see Step #9). Keep in mind that even with Windows XP, there may be more than 80 patches that need to be installed...although the process is fairly automated, downloading the patches could take many hours on a dial-up Internet account. You may not be able to install patches for Windows on your work computer (requires administrator priviledges) but you should ask your network administrator about their plans to keep your work computer up-to-date.
5.Keep your software up-to-date:
Microsoft Office: Many computer users use a version of the popular Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, or Publisher). Microsoft has released many patches for the Microsoft Office suite including some for "critical" security issues as well as "stability and performance enhancements." Note that you may need your original Microsoft Office installation CD to complete the updates.
http://office.microsoft.com/officeupdate/default.aspx (Microsoft Office)
Adobe Reader: Acrobat PDF files are used extensively on the SDMS website and throughout the Internet. Adobe Reader 8 can be used to view/print these files. You should notbe using older versions - a free upgrade is available.
http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html (Acrobat Reader)
Flash: Adobe Flash Player is used on many website, including the ARDMS, to provide a more interactive web experience. Serious security issues have been found in older versions of the Flash viewer.
http://www.adobe.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi?P1_Prod_Versio... (Adobe Flash Player)
6.Use a firewall :
A firewall simply tries to block hackers from entering or using your computer. If you are using cable or DSL connections to the Internet, a hacker can attempt to break-in to your computer 24x7! Make sure you have a router/firewall properly installed and configured. The most common mistake home users make is buying a router/firewall but never resetting the default password...it's like leaving the keys in the door! You can also use a software-based firewall to protect your computer from hackers. Microsoft's scheduled release of its Service Pack #2 for Windows XP in August will include a simple software-based firewall designed to better protect your computer. Some software-based fire walls include:
http://www.mcafee.com (McAfee Personal Firewall)
http://www.symantec.com/sabu/nis/npf/ (Norton Personal Firewall)
7.Use complex passwords:
whether at work or at home, use complex passwords (and never write them down!). Using a password longer than 8 characters can greatly reduce the chance that someone will guess your password. Hackers don't usually sit there and try to guess your password one at a time. They use automated brute force tools that can break a simple password in a few minutes to a few hours. Here's an example of a complex password: 1mSdM5m3MbEr (Hint: I am SDMS member)
You should change your password at least every 3 months and never reuse old passwords...be creative, come up with something new!
advice : Never use the same (or similar) password at home and work...if one is compromised, then both are compromised.
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