Geo-tracking and privacy are the most important issues for today’s Internet users. Every time you download some apps from online markets, you permit them accessing to some of your data. In addition, most average customers don’t even pay attention to what data they give access to. When talking about popular fitness apps or Pokémon GO, more often than you thing admittance to your Google Docs, Drive or GPS may be asked for by the application. And the most interesting thing of the question is that what will be done with your confidential data received from these sources.
In order to fight for the right of your online privacy you need to adopt some essential knowledge:
#1 Your location data can be blocked, so that no tracing can threaten you while being online. Most up-to-date browsers, apps and OSes have one section of the settings, which is called ‘allow location services’. If you want to stay save online, it should be turned off.
#2 Tor can be used for encrypting and anonymizing your networking. Although some experts refer to the technology with a pinch of salt, as the tool was developed by USNRL, Tor can protect your networking from uncontrolled tracking.
#3 DNS leaks should be checked regularly, as such a leak may cause to your ISP and IP leakage, therefore any user can be able to trace your geo-location and look through your online habits.
#4 Cookies should be turned off. The functional possibility to avoid the usage is presented in most today’s browsers. You should make it for depriving websites from tracing your online habits and preferences.
#5 VPNs usage is stated by many professionals of the sphere as a service that gives guarantee on your online protection. All your traffic is encrypted, your true address is masked under a fake one, and any restricted websites are accessible.
So, if you want to deprive your networking from being traced and interfered, some actions should be done on the way to your online privacy.