Mozilla celebrated International Data Privacy Day by launching Privacy Month campaign in the month of January to spread awareness about the importance of data privacy and protection. Mozilla Privacy Month campaign is a community led initiative which was originated by Mozilla India in 2016 and is intended to be a global campaign each year. Mozilla Privacy Month campaign helps communities from all over the world to come together to learn, share and spread awareness about current trends and future issues for privacy and steps that we can take against privacy infringements.
Brace yourself #privacymonth is here.
more: https://t.co/ONwiXIM076#Advocate4Privacy pic.twitter.com/pHlajnK9Y3
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 1, 2018
31 Privacy tips in the form of one tweet on each day of January month, that was the major highlight of the Mozilla Privacy Month Campaign 2018. Here we are presenting you the 31 valuable Privacy tips provided by Mozilla India in a single post mainly for those who missed the live tweets from @MozillaIN.
Mozilla Privacy Month Campaign Highlights
Tip #1: Online tracking is real. And so is your privacy. Outfox the Trackers, use Tracking Protection https://t.co/wVftXNgWyr #privacymonth. #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/TtMmqDid0J
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 1, 2018
Tip #2: Keep your email and your #privacy safe from spam.
Turn up you spam filters, never click on unfamiliar links or download unfamiliar attachments.
More about spam emails: https://t.co/x0tqBMGrYf#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/BViHBPa3f1
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 2, 2018
Tip #3: Use a Passphrase rather than a password.
Why? Because they are next to impossible to crack and also easy to remember too.#privacyaware#privacymonth #advocate4privacy
More about how to create one:https://t.co/jHvNnkPvHG pic.twitter.com/2TYvnEU21g
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 3, 2018
Tip #4: Stop worrying about cracked, captured, leaked passwords. Prevent common attacks, use 2 Factor Authentication:https://t.co/tIu2AdHE8l
#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/Oh852F1uY7
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 4, 2018
Tip #5: Prevent people from spying on you, Protect your #privacy
COVER your laptop’s webcam.
more: https://t.co/qcoWj7RHed#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/wz0lyrT3bT
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 5, 2018
Tip #6: Protect data on your computers or when it’s being transmitted. Secure your conversations, whether video, voice or text. Use ENCRYPTION.#privacy #anonymity
More: https://t.co/49UKlfvUqc#PrivacyMonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/c70X8MJXgi
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 6, 2018
Tip #7: Be mindful of your digital trail. Take control of your digital self. Take the 8-day data Data Detox tour. Be smart online. https://t.co/k2hrsA3xdz#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/LYa4qRpGUk
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 7, 2018
Tip #8: Want to send heavy files securely over the web. Use https://t.co/zy6obmzcOX A secure, self-destructing file sharing system which allows you to send encrypted files to other users.https://t.co/kpjPzYaGow#privacy #privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/IMXsdtFYfb
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 8, 2018
Tip #9: Are you protected from invisible trackers or from the ads that track you across different domains.
Know more about how your browser is protecting your #privacy.
Take the #panopticlick test: https://t.co/DI6SIRTg74#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/VNfEGam46D
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 9, 2018
Tip #10: Did you know that as you browse on Facebook, you leave a trail behind? Want to analyze that trail? Data Selfie is the answer. More: https://t.co/NloN3pSj86#privacymonth #advocate4privacyhttps://t.co/gP3wjQ0Oem pic.twitter.com/wOFfuvuw2F
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 10, 2018
Tip #11: Now here’s a messaging app that actually encrypts your data end-to-end. And keeps your chats safe unlike most of the other apps which falsely claim to do so. Here’s Signal for you.
more: https://t.co/OlGa0Krkf2#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/sOY5Rum9sx
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 11, 2018
Tip #12: Need an android app that can use existing sensors and capabilities of your Android phones to help detect potential surveillance and #privacy risks.
Look no further than Haven by .@guardianprojecthttps://t.co/Wzu10aIDgN#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/MmjO1iGmjX
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 12, 2018
Tip #13: Imagine a computer OS through which you can do almost anything keeping complete anonymity. Be it browsing the web or leaving or circumventing censorship. Here is Tails OS for you.
more: https://t.co/RgRROivBvp#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/zPHJBMiV4Q
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 13, 2018
Tip #14: Need to send text over the web without the server knowing what the data is? Try Private Bin https://t.co/1RUeP7pdcN
Its a minimalist open source pastebin using 256bit AES encryption.#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/wVMV9vpZBF
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 14, 2018
Tip #15: Aadhaar isn’t progress! It’s dystopian and dangerous.
Raise your voice before its too late, don’t let others breach your #privacy visit speakforme.in#SpeakForMehttps://t.co/pvxo1HnoVT#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/87mcKmtFHO
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 15, 2018
Tip #16: Distracted by unwanted ads while surfing over web on mobile? Get rid of all clutters, use Focus ! A lightweight, powerful browser from .@firefox https://t.co/kiOCKbEnEm
Experience #privacy with #performancehttps://t.co/UmQ5pnucI9#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/Ar9a9YIkpd
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 16, 2018
Tip #17: Worried about digital shadows? Surveillance programs or other tracking software?
Use Tor https://t.co/GLgPy0yKoP
Defend your #privacy #anonymity using an open network and free software! .@torproject #privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/VHTv4E33Qz
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 17, 2018
Tip #18: Looking for something that is as reliable as Tor, but works on Android/iOS platform?
Use Orfox- A tor based browser for android phones and
Onion Browser- for iOS.
Protects from data and #privacy leaks.https://t.co/LW4w1258ML #privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/8nLwTCXhJs
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 18, 2018
Tip #19: Want to run your android apps more securely?
Try Orbot – a free proxy app that empowers other apps to use a truly private mobile internet connection.
.@guardianproject#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/uuD0B8DhAH
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 19, 2018
Tip #20: Need a metasearch engine, aggregating the results of other search engines while not storing information about its users. Try SearX https://t.co/6hz1Afr9c7
Best part you can run a private SearX instance.#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/bOzc0JOJ7K
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 20, 2018
Tip #21: Want Google search results, with complete privacy protection. Here is #Startpage https://t.co/u9c7doVDzs
You can even use proxy the connection run by Startpage sits between your computer and the website.#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/lqodtddhLB
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 21, 2018
Tip #22: Do you want your private information like IP address to remain private? Disconnect lets you visualize & block the invisible websites that track you.
More: https://t.co/TadhFXvupT#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/YVWPa3eW1o
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 22, 2018
Tip #23: Stop advertisers and third-party trackers from secretly tracking you. Use Privacy Badger.
Know more : https://t.co/rjS8ap4PO3 .@EFF #privacymonth #advocate4privacy #privacy pic.twitter.com/7aNnKQzkAd
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 23, 2018
Tip #24: Want to neutralize privacy-invading apparatus like ads ? use uBlock Origin, A lightweight yet one of the most efficient adblocker extension available for all major browsers.https://t.co/M6Omgr3SL1#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/99LrTqlUhh
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 24, 2018
Tip #25: HTTPS Everywhere a Firefox, Chrome and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure. A collaboration between @torproject and @EFF .https://t.co/4zOoQqzVxL#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/2Er4tsVdgi
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 25, 2018
Tip #26: Need a web browser extension that emulates Content Delivery Networks to protect your #privacy.
Try Decentraleyes https://t.co/6LmHAr8Wlw#PrivacyAware #privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/8zwP3ychac
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 26, 2018
Tip #27: Tweak your #firefox for better privacy while you browse the web. https://t.co/qOo6yv47ne#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/reUcKEWfBZ
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 27, 2018
Tip #28: Enabling trust, Safeguarding data and Respecting #privacy are the key requirements of the web today. Learn and help teach about #dataprivacy. Participate in #DataPrivacyDay https://t.co/ZSQCOketuj#privacymonth #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/qqRWZs58GQ
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 28, 2018
Tip #29: Want a search engine that does not “Bubble” your search terms. And does not profile its users to show different results to two users who enter the same search terms.
Try #DuckDuckGo https://t.co/I0lLzRMFxZ#PrivacyMonth #Advocate4Privacy pic.twitter.com/UT1sq8KnfA
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 29, 2018
Tip #30: Keep you devices safe. Fix your #privacy settings. Check out: https://t.co/W03WD2qzX6 by #DuckDuckGo #PrivacyMonth #PrivacyAware#Advocate4Privacy pic.twitter.com/ut3K1aiAuz
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 30, 2018
Tip #31: The #PrivacyMonth had it all- #privacy tip a day, speaker series, offline events and much more. Here it is all documented: https://t.co/ONwiXIM076#privacyaware #advocate4privacy pic.twitter.com/zHIMMI2L3e
— Mozilla India (@MozillaIN) January 31, 2018