Tapping away messages on our phone, storing private pictures and putting a number/pattern lock in an ideal world should be enough to protect your data, right?
If we have decided to fall in love with internet then we also need to accept the flaws and work on securing ourselves online too.
No social networking site guarantees hacking free experience and we have no idea what kind of protection programs are being run to make sure our data on net remains private. Are serious efforts being taken? How often do we think about this? And why should we? Aren’t we supposed to be the ones who just see the package without caring about the technicalities that goes in to making internet/gadgets work?
Some real life incidents related to privacy breach make us rethink our position on internet and concerns for privacy rise up. How safe is our data really? We store our lives in our beloved phones, therefore it’s important that we need to be aware whether security policies are really working or not.
Let’s re-read four major incidents on four different platforms that clearly explain why we need to put that extra effort.