Internet has grown dramatically, that still blow my mind. This little thing has made possible very important thing in many way. But hey this thing wasn’t always there, but we have take it so granted that make us feel that it was always there, we roam in this magical world anywhere and anytime without considering that whatever activity I’m doing on internet how safe they are, how safe my data is and also my identity. Here where the importance of Internet Privacy Came.
World is full of good and bad, like this Internet is too. Threats even start to get increase by the entry of of social networks, online banking along with this, malware and viruses also came. Your data of internet activity has made a Man Billionaire and daily improve a search engine, those company aren’t using your data in bad way; but there people who use your data for tracing you banking transaction and also for many things.
Here are 4 ways by which you can increase your Internet privacy
By use of Two-Factor Authentication
Two-factor authentication is a security process of a two-step verification. In this process user provides two authentication factors to verify they are who they say they are. Two-factor authentication can mean the difference between safe data and complete and total destruction. This process will highly results in increasing your Internet Privacy. In two-factor authentication instead of asking you to enter your password, the application/software will send to a unique ID to your registered phone number to secure your Internet Privacy.
Apps like Google Gmail now offering a free two-step authentication service. Two-Factor Authentication protect your login stream, which contain your password from getting hacked by middle man. By using such method means the “man-in-the-middle” cannot and will not know what is on your personal phone and therefore he can’t access your account.
By Change Your Browser Settings
Bowers are very important cause they are the one which help use to get interact with internet. Bowers are the one which offers us all the functionality so we can use the internet in our way and therefore why shouldn’t we use it in safe way Internet Privacy very much depend on this software. From Internet Explorer to Safari and to Google Chrome; Bowers are now get even more smarter and more powerful also.
Cookies are small bite of data that websites store on your computer, it is a thing in which your past information has remain stored. It is very helpful for many things like keeping you logged in, but in other way it also help to track your internet activities. Cookies play a very important role for securing your Internet Privacy. The first and simple step you can take toward Internet Privacy is go into your Web browser’s preference settings and set the browser not to accept ‘cookies’ from sites you haven’t visited, also known as third-party cookies,
1) For Chrome: Go to Settings then advanced, content settings then cookies and then turn on “block third-party cookies.”
2) For Safari: In Apple is setting is activated by default,if you want to check it whether it is enabled or not go to Preferences then Privacy and look for “prevent cross-site tracking.”
3) For Firefox: Go to Preferences then Privacy & Security then under the History section select “accept third-party cookies” to “never.
4) For Edge: If you are using I’m surprises, even though go to Setting then view advanced settings then cookies and then use the drop-down to select “block only third-party cookies.”
If you want to go more deep in Internet Privacy you can also install Adblock Plus is one in your Firefox and Chrome. This software helps you to strips out unwanted Javscript and HTML from Web pages it also block advertisements in your browser.
By Your Social Media Settings
If we say where people live most expect Earth, no doubt that the answer will be Social Media. Social Media is the biggest influence on the Internet platform and it has totally changes the way we live are life. And that’s why we have to take care of our Internet Privacy on this biggest platform. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram all have privacy settings. If you haven’t done it yet, let’s jump into it. Decide how much information you want visible to strangers, and update the settings to match your wishes. But always remember that blocking strangers from seeing your data does not ensure to protect your privacy completely, but it will definitely minimize the thefts.
Facebook allows you to turn off ad professionalization by going to its ads setting site. It doesn’t appear that turning these options off fully stops Facebook from following you around. One last suggestion for Internet Privacy is that you should always read all the Internet Privacy agreements before you click on agree.
By Surfing Internet Anonymously
If you really want to keep your Internet Privacy secure and you serious and concern about it here’s a another way – By Surfing Internet Anonymously. Surfing Internet in this way hides your Internet Privacy. We already talk about bowers and ho useful and important they are when it comes to privacy protection. Such like that there is a other browser which helps you to surf the Internet anonymously, here anonymously means no one track you or save your data.
The most difficult-to-trace method for surfing the Web is called Tor. When you download and log into the software actually you are longing into a peer-to-peer (P2P) network representing millions of people, much in the way BitTorrent works. This method is encrypted and fully decentralized, which means not only that that there is no central server but also it is self-sustainab. There other similar bowers such as I2P, Freenet, Freepto. and Tox which offers the same functionality.
So Guys apply the above methods and keep yourself protected, if any difficulty arises mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org; or if you want to ask any question let me know in the comment box.
Have a great day, Cheers !
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