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The dangers of deep packet inspection

Deep packet inspection (DPI) is necessary for network security, but it also puts user privacy at risk. Find out why DPI is important, what its advantages and disadvantages are, and how Hotspot Shield, the best security VPN, can protect you from its disadvantages. DPI in a nutshell DPI is a filtering process in network computing […]

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The best online anonymity VPN

Avoid government surveillance by going online via a VPN

Last month, it was reported that US Republican Representative Mike Pompeo will be heading the Central Intelligence Agency while Republican Senator Jeff Sessions is to be appointed US attorney general under the Donald Trump administration. With the appointees both having a pro-surveillance stance, government spying in the US is expected to become more powerful as […]

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Introducing Privacy Wizard, Protect Your Applications In An Entertaining Way

Chances are your smartphone holds the secrets of your life. Chances are, too, that you’ve felt vulnerable when friends borrow your phone or even when you’ve misplaced your phone because your secrets weren’t protected. As respectful as you and your ‘friends’ may be, it’s hard to resist looking through someone’s mobile device when given the […]

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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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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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Digital Footprints

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

You can make yourself “disappear” from the Internet. But be forewarned: Most of the following tactics are irreversible. This includes losing any marketing presence you’ve built up over the years that can bring you business, and it can also result in being unable to restart an eliminated account with the same name or e-mail address. […]

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What Do College Students Think About Online Privacy & Security?

There is a widespread belief that young people care little about online privacy and security. If Millennials truly cared about their privacy, they wouldn’t share so much personal information freely over the internet, the argument goes. To find out the truth, we polled 1200+ students at 523 colleges and universities in the US and UK* […]

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