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Privacy, Security

The best VPN services 2017

August 28, 2017

Via: Techradar

A VPN (virtual private network) is a secure and private solution within the wider internet itself that allows users – individuals, organisations and businesses – to send and receive data while maintaining the privacy and secrecy of a private network. […]


Privacy, Security

The 6 best password managers

May 25, 2017

Via: Info World

Thanks to the continuous barrage of high-profile computer security scares and reports of cloud-scale government snooping, more of us Internet users are wising up about the security of our information. One of the smarter moves we can make to protect […]


Privacy, Security

Oracle’s next big business is selling your info

May 9, 2017

Via: Info World

There’s a decent chance you’re part of Oracle’s next big business. Not selling products to you, but selling you as a product. That’s the idea behind the Oracle Data Cloud, a massive pool of information about consumers and companies. The […]


Privacy, Security

NIST to security admins: You’ve made passwords too hard

May 5, 2017

Via: Info World

Despite the fact that cybercriminals stole more than 3 billion user credentials in 2016, users don’t seem to be getting savvier about their password usage. The good news is that how we think about password security is changing as other […]


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Rollback of FCC privacy requirements could have broad repercussions

April 11, 2017

Via: Info World

Last week’s roll-back of FCC privacy regulations was good news for ISPs and marketers and bad news for privacy advocates. But the decision could also have an impact on enterprise cybersecurity, experts say. The FCC privacy rules repeal does not […]


Privacy, Security

The government won’t protect your internet privacy, so here’s how to do it yourself

March 31, 2017

Via: Popsci

The big money of the internet comes from tracking and selling user data to better target ads. Do one search for “power drills” and you’ll be inundated with ads for related products across your whole web experience. Those are targeted […]


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LastPass fixes serious password leak vulnerabilities

March 23, 2017

Via: Info World

Developers of the popular LastPass password manager rushed to push out a fix to solve a serious vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to steal users’ passwords or execute malicious code on their computers. The vulnerability was discovered by Google […]


Privacy, Security

The best free privacy software 2017

March 14, 2017

Via: Techradar

Online privacy is a hot topic, with even world leaders weighing in on the subject. Many of the big-name websites and companies will track your activities to deliver targeted advertising, and can build up an astonishingly detailed profile including your […]


Privacy, Security

EFF: Half of all web traffic is now encrypted

February 23, 2017

Via: TechSpot

Encrypted web traffic has gone from a far-off dream from privacy advocates, to something we take for granted and hardly notice. That little green lock or “https” in front of a web address means your internet traffic is encrypted. Privacy […]


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Facebook now lets you log in with a key to boost security

January 27, 2017

Via: DailyMail

Facebook has introduced new security measures that allow account holders to use a physical key to access their social network profile. The social media firm has announced it now supports the FIDO U2F security key – a physical key that’s […]