The past fears of someone stealing your social security number or credit card seems like a minor inconvenience compared to the many ways our digital footprints can be harmed. From companies having access to your personal information and location data to hackers potentially gaining access to the many forms of digital currency we now have (PayPal, Venmo, Online Banking, Apple Pay), keeping your private information secure is more important than ever. But do you know all of the personal data you need to keep safe? Are you still preparing for a potential iCloud leak (delete those photos already) or those annoying scan numbers gaining control of your info beyond phone numbers and email addresses? Tech This Out wants to keep you informed on where your data is potentially going and how to keep your digital footprint safe. Stay alert!

 

 

Article By: Marcel “The Messenger” Jeremiah