As the government, federal intelligence agencies and even hackers continue to mine private data of millions of internet users, protecting personal data online has become a matter of great concern for people. Even though the classic defense of ‘nothing to hide means nothing to worry’ has been propagated for long, it should not interfere with your right to privacy.
The recent hacking of millions of Gmail accounts and hacking of Apple’s iOS exposing compromising pictures of popular celebrities should certainly serve as warning for all of us.
This infographic by WhoIsHostingThis talk about how people can stay anonymous online, encrypt the data they share and keep the private data from getting into the hands of mischievous elements.It lays out details on how using proxies, VPN servers and Tor can help the private data from getting exposed. Even though nothing is completely hidden on the internet, these methods certainly add a layer of security and protect your privacy from getting breached easily.
Featured photo credit: Sebastien Wiertz via flickr.com