[ISN] How To Protect Your Personal Information Online

http://www.theonion.com/articles/protect-personal-information-online,35036/ The Onion ISSUE 50*03 Jan 23, 2014 Following the recent data breach at retail giant Target, which exposed credit card numbers and personal information of as many as 110 million people, many Americans have grown concerned about their safety and privacy online. Here is The Onion’s guide to keeping your personal information secure from hackers: * Always log into your Gmail account in person by traveling to Mountain View, CA and letting the Google folks know it’s you. * The key to protection is being informed about risks. If you receive a suspicious-looking email, assiduously click on all the links and follow their instructions to learn more about the threat. * To keep your phone data safe at all times, never unlock your iPhone screen. * Publicly post sensitive personal information about close friends and family to draw hackers away from you. […]