Safer internet day was a widespread campaign that saw tech giants come together to sensitize the public about online security and privacy rights. It is an annual global event set aside to promote the safe, responsible, and positive use of digital technology.
In that spirit, today we are going to share with you, some tips on how to take online security and privacy matters into your own hands. That way whether you are an activists protesting against an autocratic regime or just a law-abiding citizen concerned about the government putting their noses where it doesn’t belong. These tips will go a long way towards ensuring your online privacy and security.
Ø Always use Encrypted-messaging apps
When it comes to messaging apps, the biggest threats are from their servers being hacked and the man-in-the-middle attacks. Well, it would be a lie to say there is a foolproof way to keep them at bay, but it would be foolish to sit there like a duck waiting to be slaughtered.