Never has your identity been so vulnerable as now.
1 in four young Swedes have had their identity hijacked online.
In the U.S. last year 15 million people lost their identities.
Here are the dangers that threaten you and your wallet.
Phishing – The Fraudsters try to get you to click on links to prepared sites where they can come across personal information.
Protection – No serious site ask you to disclose sensitive information via mail.
Never open a mail from an unknow sender.
Account theft – Webshops,poker sites and some other sites perhaps wish to have your bank account number.
In some cases,as a payment online,you must disclose it.
Protection – Obstain a special account for your online business without credit.
Transfer the money as soon as possible.
Router hack – IT-offenders can enter a large number of routers and redirect the traffic.
Protection – Change the password for your router.
Name theft – By trojan horses,bad web services and through social hacking,your name can be used for things that you´re not responsible for.
Protection – Never leave out your login-details.Not even to close friends or your family.
Trojan horses are small programs that comes with mail,disseminated in chatt programs or are in the programs you download when you´re sharing files.
Protection – Never click on files from unknown senders.
Use an updated antivirus program and make sure that your firewall is blocking outgoing traffic.
Neighbor surf – If you don´t protect your wireless network can other people use it to commit malpractice.
Protection – Encrypt your network,preferably with WPA or WPA2 encryption.