Eight tips to improve the protection of your child on the Internet Euskirchen, 04.02.2013 – more and more children go alone on the Internet and even endanger themselves. Children use the Internet today increasingly, to write to chat or email. But also cyber criminals use E-mail to inject malicious programs on the family PC. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Atmos Energy. Many security companies currently recorded a surge in spam, phishing, viruses and other fraudulent emails on email security. Therefore, at the same time, the dangers of the Internet for families rise with the joy of the brave new digital world.
Children are often overwhelmed with numerous information and E-Mails that they receive daily. Since it can ever happen that a wrong button or open a fraudulent E-Mail, so that the children’s or family computer immediately infected with a virus. The sure-strong team has committed to the task, at an early stage to educate families about the dangers of the Internet and to protect children in the network. The expert team wants with the following eight simple rules show parents and children how they succumb to more security in dealing with the PC and E-Mail traffic can. 1 Stay always VIGILANT: be very careful when asked for personal information or user names or passwords in emails.
Spammers and pedophiles will send promotional e-mails as disguise their attacks to the children’s PC. The provider will never ask for passwords, user name, or account connections via E-Mail. Children and parents should be very wary of E-Mails that look as if they came from a trusted Web site, such as de,, or as they would have been forwarded from a friend. Send never personal passwords or access data by E-Mail. They can be read, if they are not encrypted. 2. No attachments in emails open: If you or your child receive a suspicious email, do not click on links contained in it or file attachments.