What Is Doxing And How Can You Avoid It?
In a lot of ways, the Internet is an anonymous place. In some cases, this leads to so called “keyboard warriors” saying terrible things that they wouldn’t say otherwise. It also leads to people who just want to voice an opinion being able to do so safely. Or can they?
A scary thing that is happening more and more is Doxing . Short for dropping docs, Doxing is the act of putting someones personal information out there, taking away their sense of safety. For the victim, it’s incredibly terrifying , as anyone out there can find out where they live, as well as all kinds of other private information.
So how can you make sure it doesn’t happen to you? The infographic below breaks it down.
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