Making the lives of cybercriminals and spies harder online

Source: Nicole Perlroth, N.Y.Times (Paid Registration)

As a cybersecurity reporter, what do you do to secure your technology setup? 

Online, I make sure to use two-factor authentication whenever it is available. I use Gmail and Chrome’s web browser because those have proved to be the most secure email and web platforms over time. I use encryption apps like Signal, Wickr and Telegram for any sensitive online communications and text messages. I never allow any apps access to any information — like my whereabouts — that they do not need. And I try to exercise good password hygiene, by which I mean I change my passwords regularly.

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