Protecting Your Digital Life In 7 Easy Steps

Protecting Your Digital Life In 7 Easy Steps.

This is not just about the NSA, but hacking has certainly become a commercial enterprise where private information is available for sale. A summary of Jonah Bromwich’s recommendations are:

Download Signal or start using WhatsApp to send text messages;

Protect your computer’s hard drive with FileVault of BitLocker;

The way you handle your passwords is probably wrong and bad;

Protect your email and other accounts with two-factor authentication;

Use a browser plug-in called HTTPS Everywhere;

Remember that incognito mode is not always private; and

Do sensitive searches in DuckDuckGo.

Cover your webcam with tape.

Read Article Here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/17/technology/personaltech/encryption-privacy.html