Tag: privacy

Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom

Worldwide Struggle for Internet Freedom

January 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Everything you love about the Internet is at risk as Internet freedom around the globe has been on the decline for three years straight and unfortunately is only getting worse. Currently, more than 80 percent of the world’s population does not have access to an open and uncensored Internet. Freedom of expression, access to unfiltered information and online privacy could all disappear if you don’t fight back.

Is Complete Online Privacy Possible?

Is Complete Online Privacy Possible?

January 8, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from TechGenie shows an overview of online privacy which includes everything you ought to know about Cookies. Are they harmful or helpful? Also discover five simple steps to maintain your privacy.

How to Disappear Online

How to Disappear Online

January 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

You have too much spam in your email and how great would be your life if you can get rid of them. This infographic from Who Is Hosting This.com will teach you how to do that and even how to disappear completely online.

Head Games: Buyers vs. Sellers Perception Gaps

Head Games: Buyers vs. Sellers Perception Gaps

December 12, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Hinge Marketing’s new infographic “Head Games” explores how having an accurate view of the marketplace will help to build a strong brand strategy for professional services firms.

Does the NSA Think You are a Terrorist?

Does the NSA Think You are a Terrorist?

October 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

When the NSA sorts through American communications to find terrorists, what is their accuracy in identifying one? Check out the infographic below presented to learn more.

Internet Privacy Killing Bills

Internet Privacy Killing Bills

October 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

HostGator will always support a free and open Internet. As such, they oppose all legislation that isn’t properly written to avoid removing any existing rights or liberties that need not be removed from the general populace in an effort to limit the abilities of those with nefarious intent. In other words, they want laws that punish the bad guys without also punishing the good guys. This can be accomplished via the passing of intelligent legislation.

How to Avoid Getting Caught Up in PRISM

How to Avoid Getting Caught Up in PRISM

September 5, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

What you ignore as irrelevant or innocent criticism may be “flagged” by the NSA, and they may start “profiling” you! You should be very paranoid when using Google, Skype or your iPhone. Learn more in this infographic.

NSA: From Security Provider To Cell Phone Tracker

NSA: From Security Provider To Cell Phone Tracker

September 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

When you are communicating with other people, chances are that you are being overheard by your very own National Security Agency. Yes, their focus is you rather than the foreign intelligence. Your telecommunication company is faithfully helping them by giving complete access to all your communication details. Switching off your cell phone wouldn’t hamper tracking [...]

Are You Safe Online?

Are You Safe Online?

July 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

As more people engage in various online activities, threats become more prevalent and sophisticated. The basic threat protection we were used to may not be enough to protect us when these new generation risks reach us. Discover more about Internet security in this infographic from Trend Micro.

Wire Tapping: Privacy vs. Security

Wire Tapping: Privacy vs. Security

June 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

From the Bill of Rights to Edward Snowden, there has always been a battle between the right to privacy and the prying eyes of the government. Should privacy be compromised for security, or security for privacy? In the following infographic by Who Called My Phone, learn about some key events that took us from the Fourth Amendment to Prism.

How Much Does Google Know About You?

How Much Does Google Know About You?

March 25, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

While Google has become a world standard when searching for just about anything, it was created and exists to make money. One way they do this is by selling all of the information they collect on us to advertisers to help them market better to us as consumers. Keep in mind that everything you do on Google and its other sites is tracked and logged. Some might view this as an invasion of privacy but Google collecting and using this type of information is able to provide customized results, advertisements, and services.

The Sad State of Social Media Privacy

The Sad State of Social Media Privacy

February 21, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The relationship between social media and privacy has been a controversial one. However, with recent privacy breaches, ever-changing privacy settings and an overall increase in the things we share in social media, there is now renewed attention to the troublesome topic. To shed some light on where consumers stand on social media privacy issues, MDG Advertising created this enlightening infographic that reveals consumers’ levels of trust, feelings of control, and attitudes toward online privacy and protection.

The Problems with Passwords

The Problems with Passwords

January 13, 2012 | By

More and more of our lives are taking place online which means that quite regularly we are trusting our personal information to the cloud. Unfortunately, it seems we still have not learned how to protect ourselves. This infographic designed by Juan Snyman is the results of a study conducted in 2011 with 300 people ranging from high school students to adults that looks at the mistakes that are made with passwords.

The Biggest Security Breaches Of All Time

The Biggest Security Breaches Of All Time

January 9, 2012 | By

In this digital age that we live in, it’s not uncommon to see our privacy compromised. This infographic from Rasmussen College exposes the reach of the worst security breaches of all time.