Privacy Tips and Settings for Mac Device:

In today’s world, it becomes the responsibility of the user to safeguard their device. As hackers exploit your data and device through various cyber threats like malware, Trojans, rootkits, ransomware, viruses and phishing etc. They send malware into your device in order to steal data and damage your device. Hacker’s main motive is to gain access over your computer and commit crimes like identity theft and fraud. But now, you can protect your Mac devices through Webroot. You can install Webroot antivirus in your device via www.webroot.com/safe. This antivirus stops the unauthorized access to your devices through hackers.

Steps to Secure Your Mac Device With Webroot:

Webroot.com/safe gives certain tips by which you can secure your Mac Device and data:

  • Require Separate User Login:

On Mac computers you can set up separate users log in. You will get the administrator log-in access, but other people can only access their files and settings. Other people can only login as a guest in your computer and you can create groups also. By setting this, you can protect your Mac from malware, and you will also get the notification of any suspicious activity.

  • Disable Automatic Login:

You should disable the Mac’s automatic login feature, just to add the extra layer of protection to your device because if your device gets lost or stolen nobody can login automatically in your device.

  • Turn off Wi-Fi Auto Join Feature:

It is advised that you should turn off the Wi-Fi auto join feature because you do not want your Mac connect automatically to any Wi-Fi connection without your consent. As you already know that hackers are using service set identifier (SSID) to capture your traffic and data. And also if your device automatically connect to public Wi-Fi, there are maximum chances that your device will contain malware and viruses.

  • Monitor Your Privacy Settings:

Sometimes it happens that you install apps in your device for a short period and just end up after using it. But this also creates a problem for your device like it drains your battery or slows down your device.  So, it is very essential that you monitor the privacy policies of apps and read the fine print.

  • Set Strong Password:

Hackers use your passwords to gain control over your device and to access your personal information. For setting strong password, you should remember these things- Never use any personal information, Don’t use your name, Don’t use real words, Password should be combination of special characters, numbers, and uppercase and lowercase letters, Create longer passwords, Change your passwords regularly, and use different passwords for different accounts. You can also use the Webroot Password Manager for storing different password by installing Webroot through webroot.com/safe.

For more information about how to safeguard your Mac device, you should visit to the official website of Webroot via www.webroot.com/safe.

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