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Free Wi Fi: Dangers & precaution

Wi Fi is a facility allowing computer, smartphones or other devices to connect to the internet or communicate with one another wirelessly within a particular area. Internet users are multiplying in number and most of them uses internet in leisure time within their busy schedule of work. Taking this fact into consideration, to increase the sales of their business free public Wi Fi facility is made available in shops, railway & metro station, trains, libraries, restaurants etc. Any person visiting a coffee shop may think of buying online products while sipping coffee.


 general“Public Wi Fi is inherently insecure. Anyone doing it ought to do so with the premise that anything you do is visible to a third party stranger with a access to that hot spot ” said Kevin Clark, first assistant Monmouth Country prosecutor, an expert in Cyber Crime. “ The chance of you being hacked far exceeds the chances of your home being burglarized. This is a big business ” he included. Experts worn against making any financial transaction or using Credit Cards in Public Wi Fi, Which we provide identify thieves with the information they need to go on a shopping spree with our money. Some experts even advise against checking Facebook or email account for the same reason, because too much information will be revealed to hackers that allow them to use programs that guess passwords, gain access to information and steal a person's identity. Our problem include users believing that they are connecting to the legitimate Wi Fi network when they are really connecting to a “rogue access point” said Reza Curtmola, an associate professor of Computer Science at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Public Wi Fi are given full access so that in instances like super-storm, hurricane or other natural disaster people can get help from this service. So no barriers are put to public Wi Fi's. This is mis-used, deployed by hackers and cyber-terriorists for their personal benefits. Most wireless routers have firewall to protect us from internet does not mean we are protected from others connected to the same networks. Its astonishing to steal someone's username and password, or see what they are doing just by being on the same network.

The solution to this issue is to follow some steps which prevents our personal work to be hacked. The primary and most simple work is not to use public Wi Fi networks. But if one still wants to use and stay safe in Public Wi Fi Network then he can adapt these precautions:

Firstly, use a Virtual Private Network (VPN), it is a network that uses a public telecommunication infrastructure, such as the internet, to provide remote offices or individual users with a secure access to their organization's network. VPN allows the user to set up, within the Wi-Fi network, an encrypted tunnel to a server that they trust. It is a network technology that creates a secure communication over a public network. There is a great variety of VPN providers. Some offer paid services such as , or others are free such as, . Many of today's smart phones have in-built VPN software that can be activited in a few steps. There are also VPN apps available in various Operating System.



Secondly, if we want to guarantee our security & not actively using the internet, simply turn off our Wi-Fi. In the Windows machine we have to right click in the wireless icon in the task bar to turn it off. In a Mac, we have to click on the Wi-Fi icon in the menu bar and select the turn off AirPort option.


Thirdly, automate our public Wi-Fi security settings. If we do not want to manually adjust the security setting every time we use a public Wi-Fi network we can automate the process to that some extra protection is provided to our security.

When we first want to connect to any network in Windows we are asked whether we are connecting to a home, work or public network. Each of this network has some previously set settings which will flip in according to our choiced settings. The public setting has the utmost security and is the most saver among the three modes. We can customize each networks settings from Control Panel then Network and Sharing centre then Advance Sharing Settings. At this point we can turn Network Discovery, File Sharing, Public Folder Sharing, Media Steaming and other options on and off for different profile.

OS X does not have this options build-in like Windows, but an app like ControlPlane can do some customization. With its help we can turn on our firewall, turn off sharing, connect to a VPN and many more depending on the network we are connecting to.

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Fourthly, Use HTTPS and SSL whenever possible, regular website connections over the https exchange lots of plain text over the wireless network, and some one with a bad intention can sniff out that traffic very easily. It becomes a great deal if its a password to our email account. Using Https or enabling SSL for our visited websites encrypts the data passed back and forth between our computer and that web server and keep it away from the prying eyes.

Many sites like Facebook, Gmail and others will automatically makes sure that the    address bar there is always the “s” in Https whenever exchanging sensitive information. If we want to access the email from a desktop client such as Outlook or Apple Mail, we must make sure that that our accounts are SSL encrypted in their settings.

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We can hope that in near future there will be some more advance security options which will protect our private data from hackers in a Public Wi-Fi networks.



The most Flexible computer: PaperTab

plastic-logic-flexible-display-540x334“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change”; this is a famous quotation of Albert Einstein regarding flexibility.

Flexibility is the ability to move through the full range of motion. It is the potential to get easily modified without breakage.

Gadget like mobile,tablets,laptops keep getting thinner day-by-day but how thin can it literally become? The answer to it is “as thin as paper”. Though incredible but it is true that a flexible paper computer was developed by Human Media Lab from Queen's University, Canada in 2013. Collaboration of plastic logic & Intel labs has led to the foundation of such revolutionized idea of paper tabs. This flexible paper Tab was inaugurated at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on 8th January 2013. Plastic logic's flexible plastic displays are completely transformational in terms of product interaction, they allow a natural human interaction of electronic paper, being lighter, thinner and more robust compared to today's standard glass-based displays.

The most significant characteristic of PaperTab is its flexibility which makes it unique in itself. “Instead of using several apps or windows on a single display, one can use ten or more interactive displays or PaperTabs: one per app in use” explains Byan Brotman, a research scientist at Intel. PaperTab can display thousands of paper documents replacing the need for a computer monitor and stacks of papers or print outs.

The gadget paper tab is highly loaded with latest technologies like resolution of 10.7” plastic display touchscreen and high bending quality. It contains second generation core i5 processor's amazing performance, stunning visuals, and build-in security for deeper protection. Plastic technology helps in getting rid of rigid glass display & give the possibilities for extreme level bending. It is proximity smart which means each paper tab knows its location relative to other paper tab. If it is placed on the table within the reach of the user then it will show a thumbnail of a document but if it is placed beyond the reach of user then it display icons. This reflects the sensitivity of the device. This device is so interactive that multiple PaperTabs can be combined to create expanded display with drag and drop functionality between tabs. It's interface allows the user to send a photo simply be tapping one PaperTab showing a draft email with another PaperTab showing the photo. The Email can be send either by placing the PaperTab in an out tray or by bending the top corner of the display. Works like fast-forwarding a video, turning pages of a document etc can be done just in a single bend of the display which proves an outstanding technology. Navigation through a document can be done without pressing any button using this plastic technology. The principal difference between PaperTab and an Ipad is that each display is essentially one app. We can open single app in different PaperTab which facilitates the user to do more than one work at a time such as share PDF by tapping two tablets or reading some article, chatting all at a time.

The PaperTab is not still wireless, it require power from a computer that is presumably under the desk. However in near future, we can assume it to be wireless. Within five to ten years from now, most computers from notebooks to tablets, will look and feel just like this sheets of printed colour papers.


3D Printing


3D means three-dimensional, i.e. something that has width, height and depth/length. Our physical environment in which we move everyday is three-dimensional. But thinking of a printer that can print 3-dimentional object amuses us. 3D printing turns computer models into real physical objects which means it can be depicted as a mysterious and seemingly magical process. This technology creates a 3-dimensional object by laying down multiple layers of a material. It takes different materials, from biodegradeable plastic filament to Nylon, melts it into thin layers onto a surface, moves up and prints another layer. Repeating this process layer upon layer, we are left with a physical object. 3D printing is also considered distinct from traditional machining techniques, which mostly rely on the removal of material by methods such as cutting or drilling called subtractive processes. Since this process is in contrast to traditional subtractive manufacturing, it is known as additive manufacturing. Three-dimensional printing has been widely used in industrial contexts for more than two decades. While 3D printing technology has been around since the 1980s as Chuck Hull invented and patented stereolithography (also known as solid imaging) in the mid-1980s, when he founded 3D Systems, Inc., it was not until the early 2010s that the printers became widely available commercially and has captured the public eye.

The first stage of 3D printing is to make a virtual design of the object that can be made in two ways. Firstly with digital modeling — that is, with computer aided design (CAD which involves the use of computer hardware and graphics and enables the designer to quickly produce very accurate and realistic images of products to be manufactured) or animation modeling software and secondly with 3D scanner by copying an existing object. Now the 3D modeling program slices the final model into hundreds or thousands of horizontal layers and is uploaded in the 3D printer.Next we have to choose a specific material depending on the printer as rubber, plastics, paper,metals, ceramic or glass powders etc which is used to prepear the final object. Every 3D printer use a particular technology to release this raw material. There are commonly three technologies used here which are Selective laser sintering (SLS), fused deposition modeling (FDM) and stereolithography (SLA).

20121101-Scott-Summit-3D-PrintingSelective laser sintering uses a high power laser that scans the cross-section of the design generated by the 3D modeling program and selectively fuses the powdered material such as plastic, metal, ceramic or glass powders on the surface of a powder bed. Layers are added one after another and the process is repeated until the object is completed. All untouched powder remains as it is and becomes a support structure for the object which is the advantage of this technology. Fused deposition modeling uses plastic filament or metal wire that extrude out of a nozzle to form the design. The the third technology is stereolithography which uses ultraviolet laser beam to solidify photopolymer resin to form the design.

This 3D Printing technology can be the next big thing in the technology invention. Three-dimensional printing can be used in almost every industry such as design visualization, architecture, engineering, education, healthcare, geospatial, prototyping/CAD, metal casting, entertainment, retail, art and many more. One of the major selling points of 3-D printing is that the process doesn't require any tooling, which allows designers to think more creatively during the design process. If a designer can dream of an extremely complicated design, it can also be printed. This technology can be used for reconstructing fossils in paleontology, replicating ancient and priceless artifacts in archaeology, reconstructing bones and body parts in forensic pathology and reconstructing heavily damaged evidence acquired from crime scene investigations. Combining different raw materials isn’t always possible beceause of difference in textures of raw materials which make them difficult to combine and high costs involved, but 3-D printing has eliminated many of these limitations. Less wastage, chiep manufacturing and quick production are some of the benefits of using this technology. The cost of 3D printers has decreased dramatically since about 2010, with machines that used to cost $20,000 are costing less than $1,000 now. As the costs of 3D printers have come down they have become more appealing financially in self-manufacturing of personal products.


Most Futuristic Gadget of recent time GOOGLE GLASS

contact_twoGoogle Glass is a gadget recently developed by Google in project glass research and development project. It is not an extension of Android smartphone or tablet, but is a whole new gadget in itself that can perform various day to day tasks, without anyone ever moving his/her hands. It contains optical head-mounted display(OHMD) whose unique property of reflecting projected images as well as allowing the user to see through it makes it one of a kind.It is also known as Project Glass and resembles a pair of normal eyeglasses where the lens is replaced by a head-up display. This miniature electronic device is especially useful for applications that require more complex computational support than just hardware coded logic. So this can be thought of as a type of wearable computers.

Manufactured by Foxconn, this basic Google Glass features an Android-powered display, a tiny web-cam, a GPS(Global Positioning System) locator and an Internet connection node built into one side of a pair of glasses. It has duel core CPU,1GB RAM (682MB available to developers),16 GB total flash storage(12GB of usable memory) which makes it a real utility device.It contains prism projector display that has unparalleled colour rendering, palette, repeatability and beam quality device. Google glass has sound created by bone conduction audio transducer which has many advantages as it does not block outside sound when worn, maintains sound clarity in very noisy environments as well as rendering the sound almost inaudible to other people and it can be used with hearing protection. Its 5-mega-pixel camera with capability of 720p video recording makes it as useful as an android phone if not less.The Explorer version of Google Glass uses a Liquid Crystal on Silicon (LCoS) which are inherently faster than other types of liquid crystals. This gadget can be connected to Wi-Fi,Bluetooth, micro USB. This highly featured device has a very light weight of only 50g. Apart from all this technicality it has some effective uses that we will discuss now.

Google Glass is very helpful for surgeon as they would appreciate having access to the vital stats of his patient straight in Glass if he needs it. Education is not limited to classroom now-a-days.You-tube tutorials have helped children to watch and learn but this device helps watching a tutorial as well as to record it at the same time. Google Glass can be controlled using "voice actions". To activate Glass, wearers can tilt their heads 30° upward (which can be altered if desired) or tap the touch pad, and say "O.K., Glass." When Glass gets activated, wearers can say any action such as "take a picture", "record a video" and it record videos and take picture and even share them at the same time,which makes it a real-time device.Google Glass can show us text messages as well as emails one receives and allow us to reply to them via voice commands. This will even be a good thing to have for tourists who visit foreign lands where they don’t know the local language. Google Map application and augmented reality feature gives them all the essential routes to the destination prefered.Google Glass can even translate a phrase or sentence from one language to another and it will speak that out. Along with maps, translator can prove to be useful for tourists. It has an inbuilt GPS-chip mentioned earlier that can track ones movement and with its external health tracking monitor and health related apps it can probably display, track or log in the wearer pace, speed, heart rate and running duration which converts this device into health monitor interface. Google glass can work together with any Smartphone along with its apps and can prove to be an alternative of video conferencing.

Google Glass is not yet commercially available but some of those who signed up to the Google Glass Explorer program have been able to purchase a developer edition for $1,500. It will be cheaper in later date once its officially launched for public use.


What Responsive web Design?

In Responsive web design the new method of web design is connected to the idea of developing a website design in a manner, that helps the lay out to get changed according to the user’s computer screen resolution. Also it suitably fixes on the mobile phone and tablet or ipad screen. It may be you called reactive web site which is adjust according to you display screen resolution. More specifically,  the theory allows for an advanced layout 1200 pixels wide, on a 1024 pixel  width screen, that auto-simplifies into any screen size resolution , for example, mobile phone screen, ipad or Tab screen . This particular designing technique we call “responsive web design”.

We better understand this with help of this image below.






Responsive web designing is a wholly different designing version than the traditional web designing, and developers must know about the responsive web designing. Today’s World is now change into MOBILE, everything come into the small device. With the help of internet everything is possible in mobile device which is he/she working on a computer with help of internet. Now personal computer screen size (which we may use screen resolution) is 10 to 20 times bigger than mobile or Tablet device.  This blog is a powerful example of the fact that few facts about the uses of responsive web designing.


Here are 3 responsive site for your reference:




The basic instinct might be to choose media queries to develop a responsive site.However, the hassle you face with media queries is that new queries can pop up from moment to moment; each time the user knowledge unexpected and extreme changes to the look and organization of the site. Experts suggest using some CSS transitions to ease the jump.

Pages that include data tables pose a special challenge to the responsive web designer. Data tables are very wide by default and when you zoom out to see the whole table it becomes too small to read. When you try to zoom in to make it readable, you are supposed to scroll both horizontally and vertically to look through it.  Well, there are several ways avoid this problem. Reformatting the data table as a pie or mini-graph is an approved solution. The mini-graph fixes even in narrow screens.

Images in responsive web designs are called context-awareResponsive web design images are primarily fluid images that can be replaced by context aware images, an updated version for better designing. This particular technique serves the purpose of responsive designing in true sense as the images serve at different resolutions, ranging from larger screens to smaller ones. The scaled images appear to change fluidly with the help of updated developer tools and coding languages, allowing designs to look sharp in every context. Responsive web designing is remarkably different from traditional designing in terms of technical and creative issues and a careful use of this can do wonder while designing.

Core Concepts

Three key technical features are the heart of responsive Web design:

  • Media queries and media query listeners
  • A flexible grid-based layout that uses relative sizing
  • Flexible images and media, through dynamic resizing or CSS

Truly responsive Web design requires all three features to be implemented.

The key point is adapting to the user’s needs and device capabilities. Suppose a mobile user will be viewing your site on a small screen. Taking the user’s needs into account doesn’t just mean adapting your content to the screen size. It also means thinking about what that mobile user will require first when visiting your site and then laying out the content accordingly. Maybe you’ll present the information in a different order. Don’t assume the user won’t need access to all the site information because she’s on a mobile device. You might need to change the fonts or interaction areas to respond better to a touch environment. All these factors influence responsive Web design.

While mobile devices are changing the display landscape, with the appearance of more and more small screens, don’t forget what’s happening at the other end of the spectrum. Displays are also getting larger and larger. Having to serve both segments shouldn’t stop designers from being innovative on either.

Media Queries

Starting with CSS 2.1, media types were used to apply CSS for both screen and print. You might remember these media types:

  1. <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="style.css" media="screen" />
  2. <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="printfriendly.css" media="print" />

That was it! Luckily, the W3C improved media queries in CSS3, moving them a big step forward.

Today, you can use media queries to scope styles to specific capabilities, applying different styles based on the capabilities that match your query. You can even combine queries that test for several features by using semantic operators such as AND and NOT). Features include width, height, max-width, max-height, device-height, orientation, aspect-ratio, resolution and more.

There are three ways to implement media queries:

Use the @import rule to import style rules from other style sheets:

@import url(style600min.css) screen and (min-width: 600px);

Put media queries directly in the style sheet, This is the most common approach.

Implementing Media Queries Directly in a Style Sheet



float: right;


#nav ul


list-style: none;


@media screen and (min-width: 400px) and (orientation: portrait)


#nav li


float: right;

margin: 0 0 0 .5em;

border:1px solid #000000;



@media screen and (min-width: 800px)




width: 200px;


#nav li


float: left;

margin: 0 0 0 .5em;

border: none;



Include a query in a linked style sheet’s media attribute:

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" media="screen and (max-device-width: 800px)" href="style800.css" />


Because of the (cascading) nature of CSS, default styles are defined at the top with the media query matching rules and styles below. Styles defined at the top will be cascaded to the matching styles in the rule, or even completely overwritten.

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Benefits of E-commerce to Your Business

One of the best ways to grow a business in this day and age is by using e-commerce. Whether you have a small, start-up business trying to enter the market or a bigger, more established company looking to increase market share, e-commerce is the tool that can bring your business a wealth of profit and success. Here are some ways it can help:

  Cost Effectiveness

Using e-commerce as part of your business is very inexpensive to start-up and extremely cost effective. The costs associated with running an e-commerce website are much lower than those of traditional bricks and mortar businesses. With e-commerce, customers have access to your products 24/7 but your business doesn’t have to incur the costs of a traditional physical location.

Access to Your Business

With e-commerce, customers can access your products at any time of the day from any part of the world. This can help lure new customers as well as allow loyal customers to access anything they need to know about your business and the products you offer. Access to your business online can also lead to developing relationships with business associates, manufacturers and suppliers.

Increased exposure

E-commerce is an easy and effective way to promote and advertise your business to more people then ever before. The whole world becomes yours to do business with. You can take advantage of this by offering sales and promotions online, or even contests. You can advertise in more channels, like, for example, by offering products also through free online classifieds like Sahipasand or Craigslist. It would be impossible to get the same kind of promotion through traditional channels, and thus you’ll truly be able to grow your brand globally.

Customer Convenience

The easier it is for customers to purchase your products when they need them, the happier they’ll be. By providing 24 hour access to the products or services of your business, e-commerce allows you to keep your customers constantly satisfied. Satisfied customers are repeat and loyal customers, and their word of mouth will be invaluable for promoting your business.

In summary, e-commerce cuts costs and increases your exposure. E-commerce makes it possible to take your business in new directions. If your business isn’t using e-commerce, get started now and see your business soar like never before.

Some Examples

Here are few examples of successful e-commerce online stores,,,,,, etc.

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DNS, and How it can help you…

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a system which distributed naming system for computers, web services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It links various information with domain names, allocate to each of the joining entities. It translates domain names significant to humans into the numerical identifiers connected with networking peripheral for the purpose of locating and addressing these devices worldwide. Generally it is a phonebook of any mobile phone which gives the information about a number.

Types of DNS Servers

Three types of name servers:

  • Primary - Locally stored files exist on the name server data base.
  • Secondary - Gets data called a zone transfer from another server that is the zone authority.
  • Caching - Only caches name server information and does not contain its own files.

If you got error that your site is ok but it not open on your browser then it may cause for your DNS Server not found the site in his database.  For example you type in your browser but it not opened and your network is ok. It may cause of the browser send the request to your DNS server you are connected but the server database is find which server (IP address) solutiononline is located.

But the problem is if your DNS server not found any address which you actually look for? Then it is comes to public DNS Server. It also likes other DNS server but having capacity to search address to other DNS server also. For above example, in this case browser again search a new public DNS server for your website IP address in not found the go for another DNS server and so on and at the last if found then it connected your computer and your website.


How you configure a public DNS in your computer (XP and Windows 7).

In XP.

  1. Go to your control Panel and click on Network and Internet Connections.
  2.  Then click Network Connections.
  3. Select your active internet connection and right click on it.
  4. Select the TCP/IP service in the list and then click on the Properties button.
  5. Look for the DNS section. If there are already numbers listed in there, be sure to write them down so that you can put things back the way they were if public DNS doesn’t work out for you. If the obtain automatically button is filled, select the use the following button. Then enter in these two numbers (public DNS Server number listed below ) into the DNS section as shown. Click OK to finish up.
  6.  Open up your web browser and surf around awhile. If you aren’t getting anywhere, try a reboot


In Windows7

  1. Print this out if you are concerned that you won’t remember the details. You could lose your internet connection if something doesn’t go well. You can reverse any changes you make here by following these steps.
  2. Open up the Control Panel, then select Network and Internet.
  3. Select Network and Sharing Center.
  4. Select Change adapter settings.
  5. Right click on your current internet connection and choose Properties.
  6. Select the TCP/IPv4service in the list, then click the Properties button.
  7. Look for the DNS section. If there are already numbers listed in there, be sure to write them down so that you can put things back the way they were if public DNS doesn’t work out for you. If the obtain automatically button is filled, select the use the following button. Then enter in these two numbers (public DNS Server number listed below ) into the DNS section as shown. Click OK to finish up.
  8.  Open up your web browser and surf around awhile. If you aren’t getting anywhere, try a reboot


Free Public DNS Server

=> Service provider: Google
Google public dns server IP address:


=> Service provider:Dnsadvantage
Dnsadvantage free dns server list:


=> Service provider:OpenDNS
OpenDNS free dns server list / IP address:


=> Service provider:Norton
Norton free dns server list / IP address:


=> Service provider: GTEI DNS (now Verizon)
Public Name server IP address:


=> Service provider: ScrubIt
Public dns server address:



Advantages of Public DNS Server in your computer.

As web pages become more multifaceted, more equation, formula and critical form, referencing resources from several domains, DNS lookups can become an important blockage in the browsing experience. Whenever a client needs to query a DNS resolver over the network, as result we get more speed data transfer over the communication process. Time consuming for opening a website is less and we get more free traffic in communication process.


Why do you need SEO? and things you should know about SEO

Today, the meaning of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) positively cannot be denied or even looked upon as website designer or, especially when you are into an e-commerce small or big business. Every day the market wants a new selling method. In online the market is Whole Wide World, so your market also so big that our old promotion technique is not enough. This is where SEO helps by making your site search engine friendly and taking your website to your potential customers, helping you to achieve conversions.

However, in the SEO work in a way that designers of your site needs to build the site according to modern SEO standards so that most search engines can index the important information of your site very easily. A lot of companies utilize unethical and illegal methods to achieve quick returns, which results very badly in log term as those sites are penalized by search engines for using those methods.

If you have just commenced your website but you are not receiving an excellence appropriate traffic to your website, the first thing you need to do is hire an SEO company who can implement proper SEO techniques. This would help you list your site with the popular search engines like yahoo, Google, MSN, Ask, etc.

Some Points you should know about SEO. 

  • Your domain name must be related to what you have in the site
  • Your site should have enough related  information so that your site is consider a good site, no matter how much tricks and techniques you use, without good content none of the efforts will pay off. So pay for a good content writer to get your sites content properly written and organize.
  • Choose keywords based on your industry and location, like if you are selling cycle’s in Mumbai, then your keywords should be “Mumbai cycles” or “the area name + cycle” instead of just “cycle”, as this will narrow down the competition for the keyword and you will have good chance to appearing at the first page of search engines.
  • Your domain name must be at least 3-6 months old to get proper recognition form the search engines.
  • Hire Professional SEO Company, who will use their expertise to build your site based on the search engines guidelines.
  • Most importantly SEO takes time, and it’s a continues process, so you have to be patient for the first 3-6 months before you see big results, and you need to keep working on SEO to get the same results day after day.



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For Safer Internet Experience Follow These Proven Tips

The advent of Internet technology opened doors to new ways of accessing and processing information. It is an incredible tool to research, learn and share information. Whether you are a student, teacher, businessperson or a shopaholic, Internet accommodates your specific requirements. However, the boon can be turned into a curse, if it is not judiciously used.

Alas, there are cyber-criminals use ingenious methods to access your computer and steal your identity, commit fraud, and launch cyber attacks against others. Therefore, staying safe online is a necessity, today. We bring forth four robust security measures that can help you, your family and your business stay protected round the clock.

Protect your children online:

An important safety tip for parents is to install parental control software, or change web browser settings, to protect children from rampant pornographic material and obscenity. Several child safety software is available for purchase or can be downloaded for free. A child’s safety and mental health is of prime importance for every parent. However, there is no substitute for parental supervision.

Check your Internet browser if it would allow you to set parental controls. You can restrict the websites with password. For doing so, click Tools on the menu bar > Select Internet Options> Choose Content tab > Click Enable button under Content Adviser.

Regular Back up of important files:

Protect your valuable data like financial details, pictures, and critical business records by copying them onto a removable disc, and storing it in a secure place. Alternatively, consider encryption software that scrambles files and can only be opened in a readable format with a specific password. However, the original software disk must be stored in a safer place for later use, especially if the computer system crashes.

Safeguard your valuable personal and financial information:

Do not open unknown email or solicitation messages, especially the ones asking for personal information. Turn off the “Preview Pane” functionality in email programs and set the default option to view emails as plain text.

Use strong passwords:

Enhance the security of your online identity by employing strong authentication tools and technology, wherever available. You can use alphanumeric passwords, token, smart card, or biometric devices. Using “123456” or “password” is a very common habit for any of us, which can lead to a very costly mistake if someone try these random passwords. You can use online sites like to get yourself some strong password.

Use Anti virus software’s:

Even with the above protections you still get into trouble with Trojan, virus etc which can come directly into your internet connected computer without opening a single site. So get a good anti virus software. You can download and try many anti virus applications for a specific trial period, the you can make up your mind before buying any of them. Many of the good anti virus application will cost you around Rs. 1000/- per year per PC, but if you can go for bulk then you can get them for much cheaper.