Privacy

In case you hadn’t noticed, the ability to enjoy privacy on the internet has long since been compromised.

But with a little effort, you can maximize your online privacy by understanding the scope of intrusion from advertisers, domains, governments, and learning exactly what you can do to combat breaches in privacy and reclaim the right to your own data.

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ProtonMail Review: How to Enhance Your Email Privacy
Have you ever thought of protecting your emails from prying eyes? If so, then ProtonMail could be a secure email service for you. ProtonMail is a webmail service focused on privacy and secure email communication between users without spying on them.

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How Facebook Collects and Uses Your Personal Data and How to Stop It
Money is not the only resource you could provide to a business in return for a service. Some companies would take your data instead of money, and then turn it into more money than you could have paid to them. Facebook is one of those companies. They are a social network, but the network serves only as a hook for users. Under the surface, they serve as an intermediary between people and businesses that want to sell to those people.

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A Complete Guide to Browser Fingerprinting – What It Is and How It Affects You
Browser fingerprinting generates a unique fingerprint of users enabling websites to track them among millions of others. The most dangerous part of fingerprinting is websites’ ability to collect extensive information to generate a unique browser fingerprint for every user. Javascript and Flash and Canvas, WebGL, Media devices, and Audio fingerprinting are the major techniques used for this purpose.

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Session App Review: Everything You Need to Know
Session App is an open-source private messaging application that focuses mainly on user privacy and communication encryption. The platform is based on decentralized servers connected in a global routing network and does not require users for any personal information when creating an account.

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What are Deepfakes, Their Threats, and How to Avoid Them?
Deepfakes are fake media content created by manipulating existing media using deep learning techniques. The main technologies used in creating Deepfakes are autoencoders and Generative Adversarial Networks (GANs). Face-swapping, Face re-enactment, Audio Deepfakes, Lip-syncing, and Puppet-master are among the popular types of Deepfakes circulating on the internet.

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How to Install Tails OS on USB – Complete Ultimate Guide
Nowadays, using your private computer is not as secure as you think because you leave traces of your activities that anyone can find. The Tails operating system provides essential facilities for you to hide your identity without getting caught by prying eyes. You can install Tails on a USB stick which consists of several steps.

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How You Should Be Asked for Cookie Consent According to the GDPR
Many years ago, when someone accessed the internet, their data had been stripped off at the moment of arrival on any website. Cookies were starting to collect users’ data as soon as they possibly could. But, it has changed. The European Union was quick to make an attempt to prevent this by passing the ePrivacy Directive in early 2000’s, which was updated a few times.

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GDPR vs. CCPA: Trends in Recent Data Protection Laws Worldwide
Data protection is everywhere nowadays. Ever since the introduction of the GDPR and the global craze around it, new laws are popping up around the world. National laws can quickly create a mess for global businesses operating online. That’s why they prefer national laws whose requirements are aligned among themselves.

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A Complete Guide To Google FLoC – What it Does and How it Works
FLoC is a new model from Google which gives interest-based advertising a more privacy-preserving experience for consumers. Currently, planning to roll out in 2023, it will deprecate the use of third-party cookies, which have become a privacy-invasive way of user tracking for many years.

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How to Use the Internet Privately – Ultimate Guide
Many people these days know that their internet browsing is not particularly private, but most aren’t aware of quite how much they are being tracked. In this guide I will explain the most common methods of tracking, and how to overcome them and keep your internet usage private.

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Your 2022 Ultimate Guide to Tor Browser
Tor Browser is software that lets you surf the internet and use all web services anonymously. Nobody — not even government organizations, law enforcers, or big corporations — would be able to check your browsing history or track your location, provided you follow certain security practices.

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What is Usenet? – Complete 2022 Guide to Usenet
Usenet is one of the oldest network communication systems, which is composed of newsgroups in news servers. However, accessing Usenet is not straightforward. You will require a Usenet provider, a search engine, and a newsreader.

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How to Complain to the Data Protection Authority When Your Rights Have Been Violated
You, as an internet user and owner of your own personal data, have the right to submit a complaint to the relevant data protection authority in the case of violation of your personal data rights. Data protection laws protect your online privacy. However, there are billions of websites and just a handful of enforcement agencies to oversee their compliance.

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Ultimate Guide To SOC 2 – All You Need to Know
SOC 2 provides an essential framework that you can use to prove that you take information security as one of your top priorities by demonstrating you have implemented necessary security policies. In this guide you can learn everything you need to know about SOC 2.

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US Healthcare Data Breach Statistics
Healthcare data breaches increased by 2733% between 2009 and 2019 in the United States. The alarming frequency of such attacks has resulted in the majority […]