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Cyber Heroes is a Santander initiative aimed at helping you have a more secure digital life.





Takes 7+ min.

Do you want to spend the day with my family?
Today is not just any day, today is my mother's birthday. But things aren't always what they seem.

Pay attention and select then right answer.



You almost ruined the surprise!
This first question was a test to show you how to play the game.

After answering each question, you will see a feedback message like this one, and if you were right you will get two points.

Good luck!



Great!
This first question was a test to show you how to play the game.

After answering each question, you will see a feedback message like this one, and if you were right you will get two points.

Good luck!



It looks like my grandpa is here…
We have to organise a few things for tonight, but first he wants some help downloading a new app.

Check out the options and help us decide.



Exactly!
Always download apps from an official app store or official website.

This will help you reduce the risk of installing malicious software (malware) that could infect your device.

Oh no!
Always download apps from an official app store or official website.

This will help you reduce the risk of installing malicious software (malware) that could infect your device.

Secure downloads and updates
In addition to downloading apps correctly, it is key to keep them updated, so you can benefit from the latest security patches. This also applies to the software of your devices.

This guide will help you automate your updates.


Great the app is downloaded...



Great job!
Adding multifactor authentication helps protect your profiles and accounts.

Even if someone where to guess your password, they would not be able to access your account or profile without your biometrics or temporary code

Great job!
Adding multifactor authentication helps protect your profiles and accounts.

Even if someone where to guess your password, they would not be able to access your account or profile without your biometrics or temporary code.

Too complicated? No way.
Adding multifactor authentication helps protect your profiles and accounts.

Even if someone where to guess your password, they would not be able to access your account or profile without your biometrics or temporary code.

Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
For an extra layer of security apply MFA to your accounts whenever it's available.

Check this guide to see how you can do it on some of the most popular platforms


We need more options, we still don't have a gift...



What should we do with this offer received by instant message?

Watch out!
This link is malicious. Before clicking on any links you should verify the information through another trusted source. It doesn't matter who sends you the link.

When you report you are helping others, as the affected companies will be able to investigate the cases and take action to prevent and stop similar attacks.

Let's see how Sandra explains it to her grandfather.

That's right!
It's good practice to verify whether information is correct through another trusted source, regardless of who it's from.

If you suspect a message is a phishing or smishing attempt, inform your friend and/or the company being impersonated.

When you report you are helping others, as the affected companies will be able to investigate the cases and take action to prevent and stop similar attacks.

Let's see how Sandra explains it to her grandfather.

Think before you click or reply
Emercy situations and hard to refuse offers are some of the hooks used in phishing.

Download this infographic and follow the steps to help you identify it.


Phishing can happen on instant messages, emails, SMS, social media and phone.

Do you think this email is legitimate?

Oh no!
It seems that this message is a phishing email.

Pay close attention to the sender, the lack of personalisation, the urgent tone and the consequences if you do not act as requested.

Remember, never click on a link within a suspicious message. If you want to inspect it, simply hoover your mouse over the link.

Download this infographic and follow the steps to identify phishing.


Good job!
It seems that this message is a phishing email.

Pay close attention to the sender, the lack of personalisation, the urgent tone and the consequences if you do not act as requested.

Remember, never click on a link within a suspicious message. If you want to inspect it, simply hoover your mouse over the link.

Download this infographic and follow the steps to identify phishing.


¡What a great idea! A weekend break...



Watch out!
It's best not to enter any information, as it won't be encrypted. If you need to complete a transaction or share information online, make sure the website begins with HTTPS:// or has the symbol of a lock next to the URL.

Well done!
It's best not to enter any information, as it won't be encrypted. If you need to complete a transaction or share information online, make sure the website begins with HTTPS:// or has the symbol of a lock next to the URL.

Safer online shopping
There are simple things that can help you protect your information and equipment when you buy online.

See them step by step on this practical infographic.


How will the day end?



Before we reveal your score...
You can download the infografics for the themes covered through out the day.

You've scored X points.
You're a true Cyber Hero. Congratulations!

Would you recommend this game?




Secure downloads and updatesd
In addition to downloading apps correctly, it is key to keep them updated, so you can benefit from the latest security patches. This also applies to the software of your devices.

This guide will help you automate your updates.

Multifactor Authentication (MFA)
For an extra layer of security apply MFA to your accounts whenever it's available.

Check this guide to see how you can do it on some of the most popular platforms.

Phishing and suspicious messages
Emercy situations and hard to refuse offers are some of the hooks used in phishing.

Download this infographic and follow the steps to help you identify it.

Safer online shopping
There are simple things that can help you protect your information and equipment when you buy online.

See them step by step on this practical infographic.

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Continue improving your cyber skills by visiting where you will find additional resources and useful information.



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