In an earlier post, we have discussed the constant and growing grasp of the surveillance system where subconsciously we are exchanging data to numerous third-party marketers. “More than 1,000 apps have location-sharing capabilities, according to a 2018 report from mobile analysis firm Mighty Signal, including 1,200 in the Google Android store and 200 on Apple iOS” (Paul, 2016). Since now we know how we are contributing to the loss of our privacy in many ways, here we will dig into more details to discuss how we can safeguard ourselves.
VPN is an acronym for Virtual Private Network. As the name suggests, it is all about “privacy”. It ensures that every activity done on the internet is kept private and secured.
Ever thought of shopping at the mall and feeling that someone might be stalking you? Well, what would you do then? Safeguard yourself, right? Now, think about another example, why do we install doorbell cameras? To make sure that we are protecting ourselves from outsiders or any unprecedented attack. So, why not think of safeguarding your online life?