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Here's a must-read checklist of actions to increase online privacy and security

Thursday January 17, 2019. 08:10 PM , from BoingBoing
As the about page says, 'This website provides a beginner’s checklist for staying safe on the internet.' It shows you how to use a password manager, create a strong device passcode, use two-factor authentication, set up a mobile carrier PIN, encrypt your devices, freeze Your credit, use for DNS resolution, use a virtual private network, use a privacy-first web browser, use a privacy-first search engine, use a privacy-first email provider, review location, camera, and other sensitive device permissions, review and remove metadata attached to photos you share, review your social media privacy settings, use encrypted messaging apps when sharing sensitive information, and educate yourself about phishing attacks (because none of the above matters if you fall prey to phishing).
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