Cyber Security Awareness Course
You've probably heard of cybersecurity, but Personal Security Testing Campaign(PSTC) is all about protecting your own smartphones and devices. Enabling specific settings to defend you from unwanted cybercriminal attention.
Why we need this?
Rather ask yourself this question why do you need personal security testing?
Today's information flow is brisk. We must enter our personal information in order to use a simple photo editing app. While giving them our personal information we oversee the need and purpose of such information. This gives the attacker what they need. INFORMATION! To be exploited.
For example, when you install a photo editing app, it will ask for access to your contacts and phone. Have you ever wondered why? Why is it necessary for a photo application to have access to your contacts?
For hackers, our ignorance is bliss! They easily gain access to our phones as a result of this, and we have no idea how the attack occurred.
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89 percent of users are unaware that smartphone apps can send sensitive payment information like credit card numbers to other parties without the user's knowledge or authorization.
How you can be a victim of Fraud or Data leak ?
Mr. Mehta (real name changed) is a government college lecturer. He purchased something from an online store. He received a call from the company a few seconds later, asking him to give the OTP, which he did. His bank account was immediately deducted for Rs. 20,000. When he didn't receive the purchased item a few days later, he became upset. He made a phone call to the firm. He went over the situation in detail. On account of helping him they said he’ll get an OTP during the call and he’d have to share it. He followed suit, and Rs. 30,000 was deducted from his bank account. He tried calling the numbers again, but no one answered this time. Mr. Mehta was at a loss of Rs. 50,000 and was feeling cheated and frustrated.
- Never give out your OTP to anyone. All banks inform their customers that bank employees would never ask for an OTP in the course of assisting them
- When shopping online, always uses reputable websites. All legitimate e-commerce businesses have a route via which you may get your money refunded, an item replaced, or a returned item, among other things
Here are some helpful hints for dealing with certain types of cybercrime
If you've been the victim of identity theft, you should: Change your passwords for all of your internet accounts. With a mix of upper and lowercase characters, numerals, and symbols, make it long, strong, and distinct.
Any illegal or compromised credit or charge accounts should be closed. Notify the firms that you believe someone is exploiting your identity and inquire about any illicit transactions.
Consider what additional personal information could be in risk. Depending on the sort of theft, you may need to call additional agencies.
Make a report to your local police department. A copy of the law enforcement report will be required in your banks, creditors, other businesses, credit bureaus, etc.
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Cybersecurity firms like INVESICS help you identify the criminal and save you all the hassle and worry you are going through. We have dealt with many such cases like these and others such as cyberbullying, identity theft, cyberstalking etc.