With the advent of the information explosion era, it is possible to reveal information by an inadvertent action. We list for you some "inadvertent" exposure of information behavior, such as social platform interaction, participate in the "questionnaire", apply for free mailing materials and even apply for membership cards, may inadvertently "betray "yourself or your friends. Internet era, how to prevent the leakage of personal information?
online documents leak personal information
Express packaging on the logistics sheet contains the name, phone, address and other information of the online shopper, in addition to the netizen received the goods inadvertently threw away the courier sheet resulting in information leakage, the courier may also betray the recipient's information; in the swipe card shopping paper statements, recorded names, bank card numbers, consumption records and other information, discarded at will also cause private information leakage.
online chat interaction inadvertently "betray" friends or be friends "betray"
Although users use nicknames in social networking platforms, but do not rule out the interaction in the comments each call their names, which will inadvertently leak the real information of individuals.
social platform mailbox inadvertently "betrayed" themselves
Today, the online social platform is very much, however, in a variety of forums and social networks, you need to fill in personal information in order to chat and interact.
all kinds of online shopping, virtual communities, social network accounts are in danger
Online shopping requires the registration of some of their social platform account information, more or less will leak personal information. Therefore, do not fill in their real information on the network, you can write some fixed information used online, the minimum exposure of their true identity.
the street "questionnaire", promotions, sweepstakes
On the street, people sometimes encounter business invitations to participate in the "questionnaire", shopping sweepstakes or apply for free mailing information, membership card activities, they generally require passers-by to fill out contact details and home address, etc., however, it is easy to give their information to people at the door!
online resume inadvertently reveal their true identity
Most people today are looking for jobs by way of online resumes, which contain all the personal information, and these contents may be changed by illegal elements at very low prices. Therefore, in general, do not fill in too much detail in the resume with my specific information, such as home address, ID number, etc.
registration, photocopying information vulnerable to theft
Registration for various exams and study classes often require registration of personal information. Even some copy stores take advantage of the convenience of the customer's information will be archived and then resold.
online "personalized service" is also easy to disclose privacy
Many personalized services require personal information, to LBS (location-based services), for example, many businesses and social networking sites to determine the location of the user through the wireless network, so as to push the goods or services. What is even more frightening is that users are "monitored" in real time, which opens the door to fraud and kidnapping for ransom.
Knowing the many ways of information leakage, how else should we prevent it? Today also provides some reference for everyone to prevent measures.
1, in the handling of courier orders first erase personal information before discarding
2, the use of public networks, offline to clean up traces; online comments do not leave personal information at will; if you need to leave a phone number, the number is separated by "-" to avoid being searched
3, careful use of cell phone APP sign-in function, careful use of cloud storage
4, encrypt and try to use more complex passwords
5, Install software with less "permission", turn off the Wi-Fi function in time, and don't use free Wi-Fi in public places.