Ever since the internet happened, the whole world has been transitioning into a trading zone mainly dealing in information. The information is not related to general knowledge or facts, learning which helped us attaining better grades in school.
But information revealing our taste, income range, sexuality and even the number of times we pay a visit to the nearest store every month. Sounds creepy, right?
Believe it or not, but as we are searching on Google or interacting on social media, we are leaving behind thick trails of personal information for third parties to sniff on later to generate revenues out of it.
Now, if you’re unwilling to share personal information online with unseen individuals, follow these steps to guarantee impenetrable online security.
Microsoft Outlook enables users to use personal security certificate by encrypting their emails. As a result, it acts like a verification sent by an individual user. These personal security certificates can be found online for free.
Quite similar to the internet’s offering, a virtual world covering almost every aspect as that of our real world. Besides, the personal PCs are now able to run virtual desktop screen, which can now act as an additional layer of security for users. Users have the ability now to work in an entirely separately secured screen.
Operating multiple computers:
Undoubtedly this could be an expensive choice for most of us, yet there are many who prefer to execute certain tasks using a particular PC. I have met people in life owning two different PCs; one for gaming and the other for working on vital documents that cannot be accessed by third parties.
Needless to say that the longer you use a PC, the more data related to you gets stored on the hard-drive. Therefore, it is crucial that we format the HDD on a regular basis, which will not only prevent hackers from exploiting personal information but also turn your PC faster with lesser clusters.
Backup your information in an external HD and format PC once in a while for safeguarding information.
Web browser called the Google Chrome allows users to “Go Incognito”; hence, turning them nameless who do not want to reveal themselves. To me, TOR is an extremely effective browser ensuring utmost security for preserving information.
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