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When Countries Attack…and Hack

Is the threat of malware real? The answer is definitely yes. Fortunately for most of us, the most serious malware attacks are going after large targets these days, such as government agencies and large international corporations. For example, in late November 2014, Sony Corporation was the victim of a severe and successful hacking effort by…

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Cloudflare DNS: Consumer Privacy is Priority 1.1.1.1

It wasn’t an April Fool’s joke or the usual cute media stunt pulled by tech companies every April 1st. Cloudflare’s launch of its first consumer product — 1.1.1.1 – is real, and claims to be the “Internet’s fastest, privacy-first consumer DNS service”. The decision to launch on April 1 was a geeky play on the…

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Clear your computer browsing history for privacy.

Clear Your Browsing History: It Keeps Your Searches Private

Every time you visit a website, your internet browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, etc.), saves a copy of every page that you visit. This list of web pages – and associated data like title page as well as time and date of visit – forms your Web Browsing History. The web browser software does this…

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Hide Your IP Address to Be More Anonymous Online

If you don’t know already, it’s virtually impossible..and too late…to be anonymous online. For years, social media sites—and virtually every site online—have been scraping together bits and pieces of your online browsing habits. What for? Mostly to create an eerily accurate picture of who you are. Some people may not realize (or care) about how…

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Internet Privacy Myth: You can’t keep spies out of your online life.

These are realities of our day and age and the technology we all use. Our privacy has been diminishing for years, and it can feel hopeless. The good news is, you can fight back and regain your privacy by using a VPN.

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A VPN is one of the most secure ways to connect to the Internet while maintaining complete privacy.

A VPN is one of the most secure ways to connect to the Internet while maintaining complete privacy. What a VPN is and how it works A VPN is an online service you sign up for to get more privacy on the Internet…no matter where you’re connected. Here’s how it works: A VPN takes the…

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Is Your VPN Leaking Your IP Address? Better Find Out.

One of the primary reasons people use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is to hide or disguise their true IP address while they’re online. For instance, some sports fans can watch a game that’s blacked out in their area by tricking a website into thinking the user/viewer, based on their IP address, is in another…

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Bypass content restrictions, streaming service blocks, and government censorship with a VPN.

Bypass content restrictions, Netflix blocks and government censorship with a VPN. What a VPN is and how it works A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an online service that can help bypass internet restrictions, allowing you to view the content you want. First, a VPN takes the Internet connection you’re on—whether your home connection or…

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