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Don't Assist Cyber Criminals, Hackers, Consider These Tips

Don't Assist Cyber Criminals, Hackers, Consider These Tips

Tom Muleya, a Detective Assistant Inspector working under the CID Commercial Crimes Division and also a member of the National Cyber Security Taskforce, Zimbabwe has listed measures that members of the public can take to protect themselves in cyberspace.

Muleya says human beings are the weakest link as they ignorantly aid the fraudsters to con them.

Don’t aid or assist cyber criminals, consider the following tips:

1). Take responsibility; carefully and intelligently use social media platforms to best advantage to avoid being scammed.

2). Always do or conduct cyber due diligence when conducting business on social media.

3). Not follow unsolicited and unfamiliar sites.

4). Not expose or share any confidential information or personal data on social media such bank details and PIN.

5). Ensure that your cellphone or computer is always locked when not in use to prevent unauthorised access.

6). Use strong password on your social media accounts which cannot be easily guessed, that is made up of a combination of numbers and characters preferably a long password, yet easy to remember.

7). Avoid as much as possible dating someone on social media, as in most cases this ends in someone being duped.

8). Avoid wantonly clicking on social media as this increases chances of clicking on wrong or fraudulent links.

9). Avoid following anything that is too good to be true on social media platforms.

10). Quickly delete any spam messages.

For your feedback, WhatsApp line: 0772 764 043, or e-mail:teezmuleya@gmail.com. 

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13 Comments

airtime and data gone 1 month ago

varume airtime yangu nedata zvenetone zvadisappear pane akyitawo same problem here apa customer care yavo haisi kupinda ndoita sei


Night xul Graduate 1 month ago

Just hoping kuti they are going to refund us our data

VicSho 1 month ago

Haaa same nekuno
When you talk to them (Customer Care) they are saying the engineers fixing the problem

Reigns 1 month ago

Netone yatora data zvese ne etym guys


Jah🇿🇼Tsvarie-07 1 month ago

Someone said the IMEI number on our cellphones is nolonger of use coz if you lose your phone its hard to find it, he said they change the last 4 IMEI digits and the cellphone becomes new in the system 😂 not shoo hw true 🤔


El Zorro Dorado 1 month ago

It's called sure,not shoo

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Laylow 1 month ago

Thank w


ery 1 month ago

gor netone enquiries its a nationwide outbust,zvamanje manje jus topup your etym,data etc womboshandisa f thry plan to reimburse you ndizvozvo vachaita but we cant seat down and fold our hands waiting for miracles


Murombo 1 month ago

Chikwambo chenetone chakadya data neairtime zvakaoma


Net one scam 1 month ago

Hanzi pakaitika malfunction of the system kunetone. People were buying data without paying, later on razotirwa data iroro. I think zva affect or even those who had paid. I know several people, ho got data without paying nhasi makuseni are saying data gone. I think varikugadzura system yavo but it's affecting even those that paid



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