The controversy around the Ashey Madison website hack is yet to settle down, and the hackers behind the breach seem to have more data to reveal.
The hacking group, Impact, first released 10GB of personal data that includes millions of users on the dating and affair site. Just a few days after, the team has released a bigger batch of data that is about double the size of previously revealed data.
Well, even for a seemingly secure sites like Ashley Madison, hackers can still find ways to get data. Then its time to take care of your personal information, here we came up with some important tips to keep your personal data safe online. Have a look at the slider below.
Many people use same password across all websites. It is recommended to use different passwords to each website you use.
Use Dummy Email
A lot of website requires an email address to get services. Many of these sites required to enter an email in a website to verify yourself. So it is recommended to use a dummy email address to use website.
Your browser stores your internet history can be harmful, when it comes to remembering passwords or auto-filling forms. However, all web browsers come with private browsing option, where you can use it to securely browse without saving password or internet history.
Use Two-Step Authentication
Some sites like Gmail, Microsoft, Dropbox use two-step authentication to log in to the service. The two-step authentication makes it much harder for hackers to get into your account.
Password security question are becoming less popular after the two-step authentication. However, it still exists on some sites like internet banking, and can be easy to crack. So lie when setting up security question.
If you post about everything about your life on social media service, then you are providing much information yourself to hackers. So it is recommended to no to share too much on social media or keep your profile private.