• Do not store password in diary, notepad, excel, MSWord, sticky note. Instead, use Password Manager

 

  • If you are not expecting any link in an email, DON’T click on the link. If you are expecting a link, hover your mouse to see the content of the link if it is genuine or not.

 

  • Never install anything based on a pop-up when visiting a website. Even “assumed trusted” website can have hosted malware (malvertising)

 

  • Enable 2FA for all your app/account (Whatsapp, Business app, Email accounts). Activate security PIN for your phone SIM card

 

  • When an email give sense of emergency, treat it with suspicion. Calm down and do thorough check.

 

  • Take time to always check the sender email address, domain, signature, displayed name because they can be spoofed

 

  • Periodically clear your browser cache

 

  • Always install update trusted stores only.

 

  • Always double check with your boss when dealing with any email that involved sending of money (especially wiretransfer)

 

  • Never download an attachment, if you are not expecting any attachment in a mail