The internet has made everything we do very easy. Everything we could possibly ever need online is just one click away. This luxury that we are afforded however comes with its own consequences sadly. You might not be aware about it, but best believe the websites you use are using trackers to follow your browsing habits around the web and know more about you.
At the moment, you probably think you surf the web in the rightest way possible and you would never fall victim to spyware, malware and all other malicious actors crawling the internet. Think twice! You probably have been spied upon countless times. A malware could infect itself into your computer when you least expect it and all it takes is to wind up on a bad page at the wrong time. Spyware is usually designed to run undetected so you would probably never find out unless you run a virus check.
To protect yourself from these nasty things, here are a few tips on how to navigate safely through the internet.
Security and privacy on the internet are serious business that is constantly evolving. Methods or practices that guarantee your online safety today may not necessarily protect you a week, month or year from now. The internet is a relatively open platform, this means that new threats will surface from time to time. It is important to get diverse opinions on security products and protection measures you use and employ.