You are an active and profitable data set for companies.
In this new digital age, everything you feed into your phone, computer and tablets is collected, arranged and used for or against you.
Here are a few ways to stay safe online:
1. Use a legitimate anti-virus software
2. Never download pirated apps or software
3. Always check the terms and conditions before downloading an app
4. Beware of everytime you allow an app or software to access parts of your device
5. Check reviews and ratings
6. Do not share critical information over a call/SMS
7. Look for grammatical errors in domain names
Also, read about how India is responding to fake news in digital times.