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What Google Knows About You

Most average Internet users don’t have much of an idea about how different websites track their behaviors, and they likely don’t know how much personal information is tracked and saved – especially by search engines like Google. Google is still the largest search engine in the world, accounting for more than 64% of all searches […]

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Beware of the Mother’s Day Scammer

Mother’s Day lands on May 12, which is just a couple of days away. Have you already purchased a present for that special woman in your life? Remember that with every major holiday, there are always malicious scammers who try to take advantage of you. If you’re one to do some last minute online gift […]

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Faked Digital Certificates Add Risks to Private Browsing on WiFi

Imagine this scenario: You are seated in the corner of a coffee shop privately browsing on their public WiFi network, espresso in one hand and iPad in the other, safely away from any snoopers. A man wearing a black apron stops by, tells you how much you owe, and you pay him. But, you just […]

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Save Your Privacy Policy! Stop CISPA!

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed the cyber-security bill, CISPA, which allows corporations to break their privacy contracts. This means companies are allowed to share your private data with the government without a warrant. In result, we lose our online privacy. Co-Founder of Reddit and Internet Freedom Activist, Alexis Ohanian, publicly voices his opinion about […]

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How to Browse the Web Privately

You’ve probably never even thought that “browsing the web privately” was something that you needed to take extra steps to do. Most people think all web surfing is relatively private and nobody is really paying any attention. Unfortunately, there are many people, particularly in the form of marketers and advertisers, who watch almost every website […]

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