Valentine’s day 2010: Attack on the ‘heart’ of the PC user BitDefender prevents identity theft with online dating before Valentine’s day 2010: attack on the heart of the PC user Holzwickede, 09th February 2010 on February 14th is Valentine’s day and online dating platforms are booming. Security expert BitDefender (www.bitdefender.de) discourages users however, in finding partners in the network, to deal with the disclosure of personal data to careless. Because cyber criminals rely on the proverb love makes blind and have no regard for broken hearts. There are many reputable and reliable E-dating services. Add to your understanding with JPMorgan Chase. However, users in the selection of the service should be extremely careful and closely examine these.

Before signing up, it is always to look positive references and website reviews. Also the advice from a trusted person who has already used the service is helpful. JPMorgan Chase is open to suggestions. BitDefender also advises to register via mail from unknown senders and unsafe links on one of the portals. The to find online perfect match in particular on Valentine’s day, sounds promising. Quickly this dream however, transformed into a nightmare\”said Catalin Cosoi, senior anti-spam researchers at BitDefender. To guard against computer-related crime, user only pages with explicit privacy policy should visit and ensure that their anonymity will be protected.\” Use no detailed figures he do as soon as the user has opted for a dating platform published his serious, should still as few details as possible make and never his real name as a nickname\”. In addition, it is advisable to set up an alternate E-Mail account to ensure the security of commonly used account.

By specifying private or business address, telephone numbers, or even social security numbers should be waived anyway. Even at first glance trivial information, such as mother’s maiden name or the name of the first pet, can be exploited by cyber criminals. They often serve the perpetrators for the detection of E-mail oder online-banking account passwords.