Among us, there may have been a fraud of hypnosis via chat on the phone. In a more professional case, lately a lot of hackers who easily access our personal data. Starting from chat, location, personal data and so on your gadget. Surely, anyone does not want our privacy to be abused, is not it?
The digital era in which most people tend to pour all their activities into the gadget. Make the flow of information stored in it vulnerable once exposed tapping. The following ways keep you comfortable being a gadget user.
Conversation in Encrypted Chatting Applications
Currently a lot of smartphone applications that facilitate us to have a conversation. But before using it, make sure the app has an encryption setting. Encryption is a way of securing information so that it can only be accessed with special help.
If the system is stored in the chat application, no need to worry our chats are read by irresponsible parties. Because the encryption system converts the original message into a more secret form called Chiper text. So, have you checked your favorite chat apps?
Find Locations Offline with Gadget
Lots of gadget users looking for locations in an online state. And many do not know that in any offline state we can find where we are headed. Usually, location search application provides offline alias search feature without any internet connection we can still browse somewhere. Just download one area that often and maybe you will go through.
In this way, the possibility of personal information accessed by the provider of search services will be smaller. Another advantage, can save internet quota and do not have to worry about signal interference because it is not connected to the network.
Avoid using Additional Virtual Keyboards
Do not think the additional virtual keyboard feature is just a trimmer only. You need to be aware of how the system works in it. Because there are several types of virtual keyboards that store the words you type.
It’s easy to know if the help keyboard is dangerous or not. At the time of install, there is a notice of the danger. Then do not ever ignore the warning.
Therefore you should not install the additional virtual keyboard. Because the built-in virtual keyboard system on the smartphone has been designed to work optimally and securely.
Less-Allocate Location Sharing in Social Media
It’s nice if many people know when we’re in a fancy place. Usually, we do is to update the location to social media. In addition, activities in the office, campus, or places to hang out often we publish.
The existence of share location feature on almost every application makes us tend to share location information. Without thinking about the effect. The irresponsible party will use this to read our mobility patterns.
Currently, it is not so much crime with this mode. But evil will take various ways to make a profit. It would be nice if we limit the propensity of location sharing.