This Infographic Offers Privacy Tips on How to Stay Anonymous Online

By: Alyson Wyers - Sep 9, 2014
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This infographic on how to stay anonymous online offers three ways to ensure your privacy on the internet. From Who Is Hosting This, the chart is especially relevant given recent revelations concerning NSA surveillance, celebrity photo leaks and Home Depot security breaches.

In order to ensure your information stays private, the infographic recommends using proxy servers to hide your IP address and using a virtual private network and tor to encrypt your data. While these measures are intended to help you stay anonymous online, however, there are still downsides to each of these methods. The infographic lists both pros and cons of every suggested measure. For example, using a proxy server don't require extra downloads, but do open you up to the risk of getting baited by data-mining hackers.