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SEO Poisoning and How You Can Avoid It

In the mid-1990s, as people started flocking to the Internet and websites began appearing left and right, there came a need for a more systematic way to search for information, leading to the birth of search engine optimization (SEO). Today, in addition to making it easier for users to look for information online, SEO is also […]

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Now Purchase Hotspot Shield Elite with Bitcoin!

With growing online safety concerns, online shoppers are becoming increasingly wary of sharing their personal credit card information with multiple websites. Bitcoin has been introduced to bring peace of mind to these people. Since one of Hotspot Shield’s aims is to help users keep their online activity safe and web browsing private, we have now added […]

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Privacy Matters? Know The Risks of Public WiFi

Wired internet or wireless WiFi, the warnings are out there: Don’t visit any websites that you have important accounts with when using a public computer (hotel, airport, café, etc.). Visiting even a more trivial account, such as an online community for cheese lovers, could sink you—in that a cyber thief might get your username and […]

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7 Data Privacy Tips You Can Learn from Teens

Teenagers are the unwired generation. Everywhere you go, you see young people liking, tweeting, texting, messaging, taking selfies, and doing a dozen other things on social media. They’re eager to share their lives with their peers and, it seems, the world in general. Because it seems like teenagers can’t live without a data connection, many […]

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AnchorFree CEO David Gorodyansky Supporting Online Privacy at SXSW 2015

This March, our very own David Gorodyansky presented a panel discussion at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas. Gorodyansky co-founded AnchorFree at the age of 23 with a single mission in mind: to make Internet freedom and privacy a reality for every computer user on the planet. As CEO, Gorodyansky nurtured AnchorFree from its […]

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Is Apple Hurting Itself with Its Data Privacy Views?

Apple CEO Tim Cook presents a rather straightforward approach to Apple Pay, the company’s new payment system. Instead of viewing consumers as the company’s moneymakers, he focuses on the product itself. Like most payment systems, Apple Pay generates a small profit from each transaction. Unlike most payment systems, however, the system doesn’t generate funds by […]

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6 Accomplishments of Data Privacy Day 2015

Data Privacy Day, which takes places annually on January 28, is a day geared toward heightening awareness of data security issues and spurring companies and governments to take action to protect consumers. So what did Data Privacy Day 2015 accomplish? The Government Held Accountable Thanks to Mr. Snowden, the world is abuzz about government spying. […]

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Can Stacking Services Increase Your Online Anonymity?

Leaked documents from the National Security Agency (NSA) have revealed what strategies make it really tough for the government to track our online movements. Can stacking services increase your online anonymity? Take these steps to find out. Keep Web Browsing Private A variety of entities, both commercial and criminal, love to track your online movements […]

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