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How To Protect Your Personal Information Online
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 08:33:52 +0000 (UTC)


The Onion
ISSUE 50*03
Jan 23, 2014

Following the recent data breach at retail giant Target, which exposed credit card numbers and personal information of as many as 110 million people, many Americans have grown concerned about their safety and privacy online. Here is The Onion’s guide to keeping your personal information secure from hackers:

* Always log into your Gmail account in person by traveling to Mountain
  View, CA and letting the Google folks know it’s you.

* The key to protection is being informed about risks. If you receive a
  suspicious-looking email, assiduously click on all the links and follow
  their instructions to learn more about the threat.

* To keep your phone data safe at all times, never unlock your iPhone

* Publicly post sensitive personal information about close friends and
  family to draw hackers away from you.


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