It’s very clear that every computer user on the globe is aware of hacker who steals your information. You will be really surprised, if you can know how hackers can grab your information in an easy way.
Every time you open a website, there are high chances that you may spied by the Internet service provider, the local government, hackers or your boss. A recent study has revealed that wireless routers can be easily hacked, on using the unsecured network, your entire private information will exposed and it provides a great opportunity for the cyber criminals to trade illicit information.
In the year 2012, it was reported that 12.6 million Americans have lost their identity information and of the total Wi-Fi spots, 88% of hotspots are unsecured that makes the hackers to easily prey on the public Wi-Fi routers.
Most of the website that you navigate through in a day will drop cookies to gather information regarding your online activities and the entire online history of yours is sold to advertisers or online marketers.
Many computers within United States are affected with malware attacks and a study shows that every 2 out of 5 internet users in United States are victims of the malware attacks.
The infographic shares few tips to protect yourself from hackers:
- Use a high secured anti-virus program and update it on regular basis.
- Use the services of a Hotspot Shield Virtual Private Networks.
- Create long passwords with a combination of numbers, letters, special symbols.