Bet­ter safe than sorry...

Sunday Express - - SUNDAY STORY -

Do not give away phone num­bers and email ad­dresses un­less nec­es­sary. There are many who sell data for money.

Ex­perts cau­tion against up­load­ing per­sonal pho­tos on so­cial me­dia too fre­quently.

Many so­cial net­work­ing sites of­fer good pri­vacy set­tings. In Face­book, for ex­am­ple, you can limit ac­cess to your time­line to friends only, and the pub­lic will see only your pro­file.

Be­ware of pub­lic Wi-Fi (the ones at home are en­crypted).

Close down ac­counts in on­line ser­vices, es­pe­cially so­cial me­dia sites, that you no longer use.

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