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5 shocking new threats to your personal data

Mike Elgan | Feb. 6, 2017
I don't mean to alarm you, but these trends make panic sound like a good idea

Second, try to think of all the sites you signed up for but later abandoned. Go back and actively delete your account.

Third, consider disinformation. Whenever a site wants personal data, give fake information. If your information gets hacked, doxed or exposed, your real information won't be used.

Fourth, search through your photos looking for images of hands and fingers and make sure no usable fingerprints exist.

Fifth, don't get into heated arguments with trolls, haters or political extremists online.

Sixth, go to Family Tree Now and remove your personal information.

The internet is always coming up with new ways to violate your privacy and security. But you can fight back.

A little paranoia goes a long way.


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