Blog A day in the life of an internet user’s data (infographic)
Alex Lloyd April 19, 2019

A day in the life of an internet user’s data (infographic)

Most people go about their business online, blissfully unaware that they’re stumbling through digital minefields that compromise the privacy and the security of their sensitive data.

The extent to which data is collected, and the ever-present risk we’re at from cybercriminals, is largely unknown to the general population. Only now, after mainstream data scandals like Facebook, are people starting to take note. But are people taking action?

To understand the full extent of the data trail we leave behind, be sure to read our editorial on the topic, where we liken it to our digital DNA.

Read our in-depth op-ed here.

The infographic below highlights just some of the ways, in any given day, we as internet users are vulnerable.

It’s no wonder, then, that data breaches and identity theft are on the rise. To curb this trend, people need better education on the dangers—as well as what tools they can use to protect their online privacy and security.

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About Alex Lloyd

Alex Lloyd heads AnchorFree's content department. Before joining the team, he was a former professional race car driver—competing in the Indianapolis 500 four times—and has spent the past decade writing content for major publications such as Yahoo and CNN.

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