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7 Most Risks that children face on Internet.. How we keep our children safe online

The Internet can be a dangerous environment for children and adolescents. Children face a lot of risks on internet from cyber harassers to bad social media posts. Also Maybe the family face same risks Unintentionally such as download Malware which give Cybercriminals permission to access parents' bank account or other sensitive information.   Protecting children on internet needs Awareness by mentioning potential risks and how protection from it. Cyber security programs can help protect against some threats, but communicating with your children is one of the most important security measures.
7 Most Risks that children face on Internet:

  •  Online bullying

Ninety percent of teenagers on social media ignored bullying and a third of them were victims of cyber bullying. Social networking sites and online games represent the current virtual playground, a place where a lot of cyber bullying happens. For example, children can be ridiculed in conversations on social media. .Or in online games, their “Avatar” can be attacked or attacked, and the fantasy adventure becomes a cruel and degrading experience.

The best basis for cyber bullying protection is to talk to your children comfortably about what is happening in their lives and how to deal with bullying.

  •  Online harassers

Sexual harassers and other savages can chase children online, exploiting their innocence and confidence, and may eventually attract them to very dangerous personal encounters. These harassers are disguised as social media and game sites that appeal to children (the same virtual playgrounds where a lot of cyber bullying takes place). In these places, they exploit not only the innocence of children, but also their imagination. Let's Play Pretend is a common and positive part of online interaction and games, but harassers can use it as bait to attract children.
The FBI provides guidance on protection from harassers and other online risks to child safety. However, we reiterate that the best protection is the ability to talk to your children about what is happening in their lives.

  •  Post personal information

Children can’t know what the social limits between people are. They maybe post personal information on internet that is not good to post it in public such as Profiles on social media.  May be the personal information include anything like photos from homes to Addresses.  
If your children post public posts you should follow up these posts and talk with them about family privacy and what is ok to post and not ok. 4- Do not Spy on your children and you should make a conversation with them about privacy.

  • Online phishing Scamming 

Online phishing scamming such as using emails to scam people by make them click on malware links or download bad files.  “Hello, i think you’ll like this!” Online scamming maybe use malware texts like: “Hello, i think you’ll like this!” 

Mobile Texts may be having malware links. Cybercriminals who create them monitor popular sites among children and collect information such as email addresses and names of friends to use in their deceptive messages. Remind your children to avoid clicking on emails or text messages from strangers and beware of messages that claim to be from their friends but that don't have real personal messages.

  • Falling into the trap of scams

Children may not fall into the trap of Nigerian princes who give them $ 1 million, but they may fall into the trap of deceptive messages offering rewardable things, such as free access to online games. Young people are easy targets to fall into the scams trap, because they have not yet learned to be careful. As with phishing, phishers can use popular sites among children to identify potential victims and then promise them something for what they want, such as parental credit card information.
The best protection from falling into the trap of scams for young and old is to know that if the show looks so incredibly incredible, it's probably not true. Teach your children to be wary of online shows that promise them a lot.

  • Download malware unintentionally

Without the victim's knowledge or permission and harmful computer procedures. This includes stealing or seizing personal information from your computer for use in the BotNet, causing slow performance. Often, cybercriminals trick people into downloading malware. Phishing is one such trick, but others, such as persuading victims to download fake games, can be especially deceptive to children.
As with phishing messages, educating children is the best protection, but antivirus software and related security protections can help protect your child's computer from any malware you infiltrate. In addition, many Internet security products also include special family control features that can help you establish a safe framework for your children's online activities.

  • Posts return to haunt the child later in life

The Delete key is not available on the Internet. Anything your child posts online is almost impossible to remove later. But a teenager in particular does not think about the future reaction of his or her future manager, or his potential wife, to "entertaining" images or any personal content he has posted to profiles via social media or other websites.
Explain to your teens that they may change the image they want to appear online, but the Internet may not let them do so.
The Internet can pose risks to children. They can also open doors of wonders that previous generations would not even have dreamed of. Contribute and make sure that your children witness the joys of the Internet world, not its dangers.
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