- WHAT IS INTERNET PRIVACY?
Internet privacy is a right of personal privacy concerning the displaying, storing, use and distribution to third parties related to oneself via the Internet. Monitoring your online activity is a lucrative business, as it opens endless possibilities for target advertising. Marketing organizations and online services collect enormous heaps of user data, rarely thinking about the effects it has on the users.
- WHAT KIND OF INFORMATION CAN BE STOLEN?
Casual users rarely think of how much personal information they upload into the web. Your social media profiles and photos, passwords to websites or accounts, financial and credit card data, emails, personal messages, health insurance plans, business information, and physical location pose significant interest to hackers.
- – Social media profiles and photos
- – Passwords to a target website/account
- – Financial and credit card data
- – Emails, personal messages, private photos
- – Health insurance plans
- – Business information
- – Physical location
However, there is one easy, yet an effective way to guard your data. Change your IP address, and you are all set. Even if the hackers or snoopers manage to get their hands on your browsing history, they won’t be able to trace the data back to you.