- Avoid carrying out online financial transactions and using websites that may reveal your personal details and financial status
- Restrict the use of cybercafés to internet surfing.
- Cybercafés are primarily used for chatting and emails. Consider alternatives like the use of smartphones for this purpose.
- For emails, consider setting up a dummy account to which emails from your primary accounts can be forwarded. In case of a compromise, your primary email accounts will remain unaffected.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Safe surfing at cybercafés
In cybercafés, where computers are shared by many users, there is a high probability of the presence of malware. Malware can be used to steal user credentials and later takeover your
account. Safety tips to keep in mind for a safer browsing experience from the convenience of a cybercafé are: