With the rapid growing of technology, the internet has turned out to be a part and parcel of everyday life. Everyone, irrespective of ages and professions are using the services of internet. It can be said that through internet we can visualize the whole world just on our computer screen. With the various aspects of entertainment over the internet, the habit of surfing is growing at a fast rate among the people. But the risks of using internet lie mostly among the children as well as the teenagers as they do not know much about the safety guards that should be maintained while surfing the internet. There is a lot of content available in the internet that is not at all good for children, for example the materials related to sexual explicit, drugs and alcohol. Therefore it is important to make the children conversant with the risks related to internet. It should always be kept in mind not to disclose any personal information such as your address, phone number, your work place etc to some unknown sites. It is important to keep a track of whatever the kids are doing over the net. A whole lot of internet safety rules can be put into practice among adults also. One should not register his or her name in a site before checking the authenticity of the same. One should never respond to any lewd or uncomfortable messages. It is essential to be practical while dealing with some lucrative online offers. With all these safety precautions one can enjoy healthy surfing.