The Internet is a free highway for all. There’s always something new to do, always something new to see. People can make money or lose money doing different stuff on the Internet. Everyone can make connections online. They get to establish friendship and enemies. In short, the Internet is a world of opportunity for everyone, even those who have less than noble intentions.
They say the moment you enter the World Wide Web, you have signed away your right to privacy. Even if you don’t leave your passwords to your online accounts lying around, people can still track your every movement. You can still be followed. People can learn what you do for a living, where you live, who you are dating, or how much you have in your bank account. And they can do that in just a few minutes, all because you’re online and visible to them.
The Internet isn’t evil, though. It just contains evil, just like it contains good. You just need to be careful not to give away anything about you to strangers. And while it sounds easier said than done, the point is it can be done. Here are 10 ways on how you can protect your privacy online.