Back to school; protect your children's devices

Για πολλούς, η νέα σχολική χρονιά συμβολίζει μια νέα αρχή. Για τα παιδιά είναι μια γιορτή όπως η παραμονή της Πρωτοχρονιάς για τους ενήλικες. Δεν είναι περίεργο που θέλουμε να προετοιμαστούμε γι’ αυτό το νέο ξεκίνημα όσο καλύτερα μπορούμε, να ετοιμάσουμε τους εαυτούς μας και τα παιδιά μας για την επιτυχία.


«Αυτή η προετοιμασία δε θα πρέπει να περιλαμβάνει μόνο την αγορά νέων σχολικών ειδών και βιβλίων, σήμερα ένα πολύ σημαντικό μέρος είναι, και πρέπει να είναι, η ψηφιακή ασφάλεια και η ιδιωτικότητα» μας θυμίζουν οι ειδικοί από την παγκόσμια εταιρεία ψηφιακής ασφάλειας ESET.

«Μπορεί κατά καιρούς να το αμελείτε, αλλά δυστυχώς η περίοδος επιστροφής στο σχολείο προσφέρει μια εξαιρετική ευκαιρία για τους κυβερνοεγκληματίες ώστε να εξαπατήσουν τόσο εσάς όσο και τα παιδιά σας» τονίζουν.

What you can do for a successful school year in terms of digital safety

According to ESET experts, there are various threats to watch out for, such as scams Phishing or the attacks ransomware. Make sure you are ready for the most common scams associated with back to school, such as scholarship scams, tech support scams and others. By using these tips you can avoid them and have a safe start to the new school year.

Do's and don'ts, a basic tenacity of protection:

  1. Do not click on unknown links
  2. Do not open suspicious emails
  3. Do not share personal information
  4. Never use other people's portable devices like USB sticks, smartphones
  5. Focus on bad grammar or odd syntax in messages you receive from strangers
  6. Choose strong passwords and don't leave your device unlocked or unattended
  7. Back up your data regularly
  8. Ask your school or university about their privacy and security policy
  9. Keep your operating system (OS) up to date
  10. If you are a parent, invest in reliable Parental Control programs

Protect your mobile device

Whether you're a parent, teacher, or child, your phone is a powerful tool. It's definitely a tool for keeping in touch with others, keeping track of homework and other school activities. But it is also a tool for malicious scammers to invade your privacy and security. Therefore, his protection is one of the key priorities for a smooth and safe return to school.

A great way to start is by installing reliable security software on your Android smartphones and tablets that will keep you safe from a host of mobile threats while protecting your data.

Such security software aims to create a secure environment by utilizing the Anti-Phishing function. This feature integrates with the most common web browsers (Chrome and more) available on Android devices to provide protection for all your online activities.

We also recommend that you always have the Anti-Phishing feature enabled. All malicious websites, which are included in the malware and phishing database of a reputable security software, will be blocked and a warning notification will appear informing you of the attempted attack.

One more thing. Reliable Android security software will help you make your phones and devices easily traceable and at the same time make them harder to steal helping to protect your valuable data.

The most powerful tool

Your most powerful tool when trying to keep your children safe in the digital world is to educate and talk to them about the healthy use of digital technology and the threats they may face, ESET experts stress. Talk regularly with your children about privacy, safety and proper online behavior. Make sure they feel safe to talk to you about anything that makes them feel uncomfortable in the digital world.

To better educate yourself and your children, visit the website The Best Technology Site in Greece
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