1) (Helpful) Use VPN. Virtual Private Networks seal the communication from you to the end point of whatever you are connecting to. This is smart, but not all VPNs can be trusted. Aside from using a VPN being complicated for most people, it is also often blocked by goto services like Netflix creating frustrating. (not recommended for most people.)
2) (Very Helpful) Add-on extensions like HTTPS EVERYWHERE are available for Firefox and Chrome browsers. It forces a website to use a secure connection when its available. https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
3) (Most Helpful) Download and use the Tor Project browser which protects your internet browsing traffic by popping from point to point making it tough for you to be followed online. https://www.torproject.org/
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