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Tech Quiz: Privacy And Prying Eyes

Steve McCaskill is editor of TechWeekEurope and ChannelBiz. He joined as a reporter in 2011 and covers all areas of IT, with a particular interest in telecommunications, mobile and networking, along with sports technology.

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Ever feel like someone’s watching you? Take our privacy quiz!

As web users, we are a treasure trove of information for advertisers, authorities and more malicious actors.

We share so much of our life online, whether it’s posts on Facebook, images on Instagram or location data on Google Maps. Some of this helps power the services we enjoy using but it can also be used to build profiles on us.

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Recent research suggests it might even be possible to ‘de-anonymise’ anonymised browsing data too.

Revelations of state-sponsored surveillance have made more of us wary, while tech giants’ constant grab for more personal information can make us more uneasy.

But what do you know about privacy?

Find out with our quiz!

What is your biggest cybersecurity concern?

  • Ransomware (28%)
  • Humans / Social Engineering (27%)
  • State sponsored hackers (14%)
  • Malware (14%)
  • Other (7%)
  • Out of date tools (6%)
  • DDoS (4%)

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