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New technology makes online tracking cookies harder to detect

New technology makes online tracking cookies harder to detect

Move Over, Stale Cookies. There Are Fresher Technologies on Their Way That Keep Track of People Online Personal computers really took off somewhere in the 1980s. But it was about 20 years ago, when the Internet came on the scene, that another technology was introduced: the computer “cookie.” It was designed by a programmer at…

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Top 4 VPNs for Watching Netflix

4 VPNs for Watching Netflix

Netflix has become a household name for the digital natives and nomads of today because there are few creature comforts — like a library of your favorite movies and TV shows – that you can bring with you and have access to anywhere in the world with a click of a mouse. If you go…

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Top 5 Mobile VPNs

Top 5 Mobile VPNs

The advances in technology over the decades are phenomenal. Consider this: The mobile phone/smartphone in your pocket has more computing power than NASA used to go to the moon in the 1960s—the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) had approximately 64Kb of memory and operated at 0.043Mhz. Arguably, you’re also probably more attached to it than some…

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Internet Providers Are Not Looking Out for You

The Big Fight Over Privacy Left You Out!

Here’s another reason to consider using a VPN. What do you consider sensitive online information? Is it your personal emails, information about your personal life and medical records? What about your Internet browsing activity? Most of us would agree that we would not want anyone knowing about our personal affairs. But, chances are you’re not…

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Government Snooping and Censorship Are All Over the Internet

Internet Enemies – If You Live in These Countries, Expect to Be Censored

Your access to the Internet is determined by many factors. Your school or your local library can put limits on websites you can see. However, beyond that, most of us are used to accessing pretty much what we want on the Internet. Some households even put Internet filters on their networks, voluntarily, to prevent access…

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Staying Anonymous Online

Staying Anonymous Online: Can you fully protect your identity?

Most of us don’t think too much about being anonymous… in our every day lives and even when we are online. That’s because over the years, especially in the U.S., people have been conditioned to provide some personal information to companies that we do business. Mail comes to our house, with our name and address…

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Leave no footprints on a computer

What is Incognito Mode?

Sometimes you just need a little privacy online. You wouldn’t probably admit to engaging in some online activity that you don’t want others to see, especially if they use the same computer you do, after you…or if you share a computer. That list of others includes your spouse or significant other, your children, your boss,…

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These Identity Thieves Are Downright Ridiculous

These Identity Thieves Are Downright Ridiculous

Identity theft is everywhere. It seems like you can’t turn on the news without at least one story about a corporate data breach, rich investors getting defrauded, or an old person getting scammed. Despite being played for laughs in Hollywood, identity theft is a very real problem. Sometimes, however, the thieves go to extraordinary lengths…

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