This document is created for users who are concerned about others monitoring their Internet browsing, or want to remain . Keep in mind that there are different degrees of anonymity and even following these steps do not guarantee 100% anonymity. If you're attempting to conceal your identity to do something illegal or inappropriate while on the Internet, this document is not for you.
Below is a list of different methods to help protect your identity while on the Internet.
For most users, following some basic rules can help with your anonymity on the Internet.
1. Do not disclose any private information, unless absolutely required. In some cases, when it is required such as your last name, only fill in partial information such as your last initial.
2. Don't fall into e-mail and web phishing traps. Become familiar with the signs of phishing and don't disclose private information in an e-mail.
3. If you're using Microsoft Windows, familiarize yourself with spyware and have at least one program installed to protect the computer.