Lets lay off the fake sites !

hola amigos..!!

In this modern world, the number of the net users are increasing day by day right from small child to old people. It is very important for every computer user to know about security of data that we feed in the net. maximum of 5 seconds are enough to hack in to the system, if it is a vulnerable or user executed malware file. We may get a doubt, who are these hackers? why are they hacking our data? whats the use for them by hacking our data?
how to protect our data? so here we are, to discuss about:

“Lets lay off the fake sites – @Hacking”

before going deep into this topic let us see what is the actual meaning of hacking?
Cracking is unauthorized intrusion into a computer or a network. The person engaged in hacking activities is generally referred to as a hacker. This hacker may alter system or security features to accomplish a goal in favor for him that differs from the original purpose of the system. Most of us might have also tried secretly to hack our boy / girl friends passwords.
Being a net user, we must make sure to differentiate the actual secured sites and a fake sites. You may ask how can we find out the fake page? Let me explain you with a real time example:

the above image shows the main home page of facebook. How can you find whether it is the real / fake site for facebook..?? Here it is..

when we can see the zoomed image of the above image,
(1). paying attention towards the URL:
the actual original site is identified by the link
“https://” whereas the fake site will be identified by “http://”

(2). see the padlock symbol of the site:
the padlock symbol at the top of each sites denotes:

(3). see the certificate details of the site:
we can see the certificate details of the site by clicking the padlock symbol placed near the URL code.

For Firefox:
* Click the Padlock icon
* Click “More Information”
* Click “View Certificate”

For Safari:
* Click the Padlock icon
* Click “View Certificate”

For Chrome:
* Click the Three Dots icon to bring up the Chrome menu
* Under “More Tools” select “Developer Tools.”
* Click on the Security tab
* Click “View Certificate.”
When you click on the certificate information, you will get all of the information the CA verified before it issued the certificate:

(4). Look for Trust Seals

hope these points will be useful to you to follow the safety measures to prevent your data from the hackers. Meet you again with our next post dealing with the different techniques for hacking.

“Remember, when you connect with another computer, you’re connecting to every computer that computer has connected to.”
― Dennis Miller

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