How Women Should Deal With the Social Media Crime?

Due to the increased rate in cyber crimes, sometimes one question which clicks in everybody’s mind is “Women Are Safe on Internet?” The answer is very simple and easy, Yes Women’s are Safe but the only thing they should know is to have complete knowledge of social media crimes and what protective measures they can take to protect themselves from these cyber crimes.

Today, mostly people share their personal life on social media but it is very essential that they keep their privacy settings on Social Media and also do not accept friend request from strangers as they can take advantage of your personal photographs. And it also advised that, especially Women’s should avoid sharing their photographs on social media because sometimes strangers take screenshots of the girl’s photographs and viral them. It is very difficult to remove viral content on social media. Hence, Webroot teams just wants to aware their users about these social media cyber crimes. You can install this popular security software in your device through www.webroot.com/safe. In this blog, you will read about the social media crime.

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Social Media Crimes Which People Face:

  1. Profile Hacking:

In Profile hacking, when the user cannot be able to login to their account. This means that somebody has changed your credentials. This happens when you do not log out of your account, or you have shared your password with somebody. You can avoid Profile hacking by following some rules like you should keep a strong password for your account and always log out every time when you login in your account.

  1. Photo Morphing:

Photo morphing is something which allows a person to change one image or shape into another without facing any difficulty. Sometimes hackers use your image for porn site, blackmailing or for sexual gains. You can protect yourself from Photo Morphing by following Facebook strong privacy setting, and do not add any strangers on your Facebook account. And in case, you receive any threats then you can immediately report it to police.

  1. Shopping Scams:

Sometimes the people came across this message on WhatsApp like click on the link and claim the offer and they will also ask you to send this message to 20 people and you will get the coupon of discount. But in return, you don’t get any coupon but the fraudsters get your personal information. To avoid this, you should immediately check on their homepage about the deals, also check the site is safe or not, do not give your credit card details, trust your instincts and do not trust if you think it is a scam, sometimes people trust it and did not get discounts and it is strictly advised that do not transfer any money.

These are some of the social media scams which all the women’s should be aware of these crimes. For more details about Webroot antivirus, then go to the official site of Webroot through webroot.com/safe or you can call the expert of Webroot team.

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