A common-sense approach to using the internet
Keywords: Network crime
Most of us use the internet on a daily basis, both at home and at work. We manage our bank accounts, buy goods online, send e-mails, chat and exchange confidential information. Computers, mobile phones and tablets have become an essential part of our lives and thanks to these new technologies the possibilities are practically boundless.
However, not everyone who uses the internet has good intentions. There are also people who use the web for criminal purposes; to hack computers, steal personal data and extort money. And their methods are becoming ever more sophisticated.
To protect yourself from becoming a victim of cybercrime, use common sense when on the internet and follow a few basic rules:
You can find the latest information on the website of the Reporting and Analysis Centre for Information Assurance MELANI.
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