Digital Security Information
Activists, human rights defenders and civil society organizations are at risk of violation of their right to information and freedom of expression.
In this section, find practical advices on how to protect your digital information.
First of all, you should answer the following questions for yourself and assess your risks
(In case I want to protect, for example, document scans, and not communication, then the recommendation to use Signal will not be relevant)
(on a computer, in the office, at home, on which messenger, on which platform?)
(shared computers, folders, directories, you should specify what is important and what can happen to information. The answer is subjective)
(cases of phishing or account hacking attempts…)
If you have high risks
How often are accounts hacked?
Check your email with https://haveibeenpwned.com/
Phishing is when attackers send malicious emails designed to trick people into falling for a scam. The intent is often to get users to reveal financial information, system credentials or other sensitive data.
What Does a Phishing Email Look Like?
Takes you to a page which looks identical to Google, Apple or other official landing pages, in order to get your password.
Example of a fake landing page:
How to check files for viruses?
Protecting accounts from hacking
Possible risks with devices
Mobile Device Protection