How to maintain privacy on the Internet: tips everyone should know about

By SSPDaily editionFeb 4, 2024 16:55 PMSociety
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Whether it's about protecting personal information from hackers or securing online interactions from prying eyes, you need to take steps to ensure digital security. SSPDaily has collected valuable tips on what to do to protect yourself from potential problems.

Do not let your guard down

Unusual activities in your account, unauthorized access, and unexpected data leaks are all signs that your personal information has been compromised. If you notice anything out of the ordinary, don't ignore it.

Change your passwords

If you suspect a page has been hacked, you should immediately change the passwords for all your online accounts using strong and unique combinations of letters, numbers, and symbols. Avoid using information that is easy to guess. For example, dates of birth or names. Changing your passwords regularly will significantly increase your online security.

Update your phone regularly and use encryption

Your devices are the gateway to your digital life. Make sure they're protected by keeping them up to date with the latest software and using reliable security checks. Also, make sure your device's storage is encrypted. Encryption adds an extra layer of protection that makes it much harder for unauthorized people to access your data even if they have physical access to your gadget.

Check all requests

Fishing attacks are on the rise, with attackers trying to trick you into disclosing confidential information. Be careful when clicking on links or providing personal information, especially in emails or messages. Check the authenticity of requests before taking any action. Legitimate organizations will never request your sensitive information via email.

Use two-factor authentication (2FA)

It requires an additional verification step. For example, a code sent to your phone. This way, you will prevent unauthorized access even if someone knows your password.

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