No matter even though social media platforms like Google or Facebook claim that they do not track personal information and details it is highly likely that they are lying. Even during a small search on Google it prompts you to share some personal detail.
During the annual Google I/O developer conference, privacy is said to be the focus. Google is intended to go all-in when it comes to helping us protect our data even when its outside of a secure Google data facility. One of the goals of Google that have always been is to keep user data private when possible and anonymous when it is not.
India seems to be the second most country that is affected by cyber attacks between the year 2016 to 2018. It is also seen that the average cost for a data breach in India has risen to 7.9% since 2017. This has resulted in more and more companies going in for cyber insurance policies.
When it comes to online surfing it becomes completely impossible to prevent companies from tracking you online. However, there are several things which can be done so that you can keep your personal information private.
A recent data breach at JustDial seems to have leaked details regarding 100 million users. It is also seen that around 70% of data is of users who had called JustDial's customer care number. The leaked details include names, email ids, mobile numbers, gender, date of birth and addresses.
A new trend seems to have arrived. Now covering your webcam with tape is said to be a big online security measure for you and even for Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg. It is said covering your webcam with tape can be highly helpful and can save you from various online security threats.
It is seen that email still continues to be the de facto for business communications. It is estimated that around more than 281 billion email messages are sent everyday in the year 2018. Email-borne attacks seems to be grabbing the headlines on a regular basis
UK is all planning to keep social networks in check with internet safety regulator. It is said that Facebook, Twitter , YouTube and various other smaller platforms might face huge fines if at all they fail to live up to their "duty of care" to internet users.
It is estimated that around 54% of small businesses spend atleast six days a week working on their venture. Around 60% of businesses have experienced a cyber incident in the last 12 months.