Tip #4: Stronger Passwords = Better Protection Stats say: 73% of users have the same password for multiple sites, 33% use the same every time. wikihow.com/Create-a-Password-

Tip #6: Add 2 Factor Authentication to all your accounts. 2FA significantly increases security by asking for an additional authentication factor, thus making it much harder to hack an account. eff.org/deeplinks/2017/09/guid

Tip #7: We all have a lot of passwords, and it’s tough to remember long strings of random characters. Try a manager. Its secure & hassle free. A few better ones out there: bitwarden.com or lesspass.com

Tip #8: We can’t stress this enough. Webcams have presented a security liability for years, yet many of us don't cover them up. PLEASE COVER YOUR ! youtu.be/XEZJYgScppc


Tip #9: Is your TV sharing your personal data? Smart TVs can collect a remarkable amount of information about their users— let’s turn it off Here’s how: consumerreports.org/privacy/ho

Tip #10: When you’re on public WiFi, File sharing is risky. Turn it off under the Sharing settings on your computer. Also turn off Network Discovery to make it more difficult for other devices on the n/w to find your laptop. techlicious.com/tip/how-to-pro

Tip #11: Many apps on your phone can extract your whereabouts using your location. Go ahead turn off the 📍 services from settings on your phone when not in use. lifehacker.com/psa-your-phone-

Tip #12: Use the "front page" rule on social networks. Don't post anything online that you never want to see on the front page of the newspaper. more: wikihow.com/Avoid-Oversharing-

Tip #13: When you visit a website you are being tracked and your personal data is being collected. Using gives you the option to Switch ON to guard your data blog.mozilla.org/firefox/track

Tip #14: Mozilla’s Firefox helps you take control of your privacy. Here is a list of addons to help you manage your settings on firefox browser One more reason to use addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firef 😀

Tip #15: “When you mail a letter, you seal the envelope. It’s the same idea with your data and encryption.” Encryption scrambles your data so that it’s unreadable by anyone who should not read it. more: wired.com/story/encrypt-all-of

Tip #16: Only use HTTPS-enabled sites to ensure your data is being transmitted over an encrypted connection. Here is an addon for your browser that helps you visit secure sites using https: eff.org/https-everywhere

Tip #17: Many ads & trackers on your favorite websites send information about your online activity to their data-collecting masters. Use uBlock Origin to block these trackers. More: github.com/gorhill/Ublock/#ins

@jasper It was in the context of not shaing "private" information. The context was to highlight a newspaper front page as a "public" space.

Sign in to participate in the conversation

Server run by the main developers of the project 🐘 It is not focused on any particular niche interest - everyone is welcome as long as you follow our code of conduct!