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Keep your data private from wandering eyes with this free digital surveillance self-defense tool

Keep your data private from wandering eyes with this free digital surveillance self-defense tool

Do you ever feel like you're being watched online? You are. But by whom? It could be hackers, it could be scammers. It could be an ad network, it could be a marketer. It could be the NSA, it could be an ex-lover or a nosey neighbor.

Whatever the reason and whoever the snoop, if you wish to keep your communications and digital life under wraps, a resource you'll want to take advantage of is the Surveillance Self-Defense page from the Electric Frontier Foundation.

This very informative page gives you overviews, tutorials and briefings on how to keep all of your data and communications private from wandering eyes.

Get detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to encrypt your communications, how to choose the best security software and ad blockers, how to avoid phishing scams, how to enable two-factor authentication and much, much more. Just about anything you would be concerned about is covered here.

Just hover your mouse over one of the three categories: Overviews, Tutorials and Briefings. When you hover, you'll see the topics covered. Click on the subject you want to learn about and you too can be a digital security expert in no time.

It should also help put your mind at ease to know that these rules, guidelines and tips come from the credible Electric Frontier Foundation (EFF), which since 1990 has been "the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world" and is comprised of leading experts, activists and attorneys fighting the fight for digital privacy.

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