New Delhi: Cyber Fraud: Everything from banking has become very easy with the help of internet. Earlier this work used to take a lot of time. But, now you can do these tasks in a pinch. However, this has also led to a huge increase in cyber fraud incidents. That’s why you need to be very careful while using the internet to avoid cyber fraud. Often hackers also use fake websites for fraud. To prevent this from happening, it is important to be able to identify fake websites. Let’s learn how to do this. Follow some simple tips to identify whether a website is real or fake.
Be careful if you see offensive ads on websites. If a site you are on is showing an incredibly large amount of ads, close that type of website immediately. Even if you accidentally click on any advertisement on this type of website, you will be redirected to another fake site, which is full of viruses and trojans.
Verify the website certificate and trust seal. Always check the SSL certificate to determine its validity. Trust seals are usually placed on the main page, login page and checkout page. Also, type the website address into the search engine and review the results. The website address itself contains a lot of important information, always check the URL before browsing, buying, registering.
Look at the website’s connection type and make sure it says HTTPS. Because, websites connect securely over HTTPS, not HTTP. If you see misspellings and misspellings along with bad English on a website, it might be a fake website. There is often poor grammar or strange syntax that calls into question the authenticity of the site.