The 3 People Most Likely to Hack Your Data & Privacy

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We all think we have more privacy than we really do. We take privacy for granted in two ways: either by believing that people are more benevolent than they really are, or by believing that privacy breaches “could never happen to me“.

But these things always blindside you, partly because they come from the places you least expect.

Mikko Hypponen is a well-known security expert who has been giving security-related talks and advice for several years now, and in this relatively short TED Talk, he explores the most common types of online attacks:

So what can we do? At the very least, we have to stay vigilant with our data, making sure to use encryption as much as possible and keep sensitive information off the Internet.

Do you care about privacy and data security? Why or why not? What would you do if we lost all sense of privacy in the coming years? Tell us in the comments!

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