We all have different purpose in accessing the internet because it is a powerful tool that is available to anyone. However, there are people who use the internet for criminal activities and they end to harm other people through it. When you are not careful, you could become a victim to cybercriminals and this makes the internet as a tool both has a good and bad side. Here is an overview of the two sides of the internet.
Accessing a piece of information from another side of the planet has been easier mainly because of the internet. You don’t need to buy a newspaper anymore because you can just read the latest updates from different news channel. In fact, if you want to establish contact with your old friends, searching them in Facebook is a good place to start. If you don’t want to try Facebook, you can call them through Yahoo Messenger and Skype. It is the best way to establish contact and to access information.
While accessing the internet, you should be careful in revealing personal information because these could be used by anyone including cybercriminals. Identity thefts have become rampant because of users who have been complacent in posting private information especially in the internet. Be wary every time you post in your profile because cybercriminals might use the information you posted in the internet. Children should be reminded always about the dark side of the internet so they’ll be aware of the danger and they would minimize positing of sensitive information in the internet.