Real news from the privacy world

Dedicated IP Addresses from NordVPN

Every time you connect to a VPN, you get a new IP address, generated from the remote VPN server you select. If you connect to a server in different country, your new IP looks as if you are located in that country. If you use VPN daily, the Internet basically sees you as a different person every day. The […]

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Cloudflare Leak Emphasizes Importance of Password Maintenance

On Thursday, February 23, the web services company Cloudflare published a blog post describing a memory leak caused by a serious bug that impacted Cloudflare’s systems. This is worrying news for users of 5.5 million websites that use Cloudflare globally, including Uber, Bitpay, Producthunt, Fitbit, OKCupid, Eurovision, Yelp and others. Cloudflare speeds up websites and […]

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Windows 10 Security Issues Still Persist

Tips to avoid a number of security issues on the latest Windows OS

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How to Avoid Browser Security Holes

If you use a VPN, you should be aware that Firefox and Chrome browsers for Windows use a technology that puts your privacy at risk. This security hole may cause the real IP address leak, even when using a VPN. The detailed information about this security hole can be found in Github website here. Here […]

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8 Reasons to Be Cautious When Using Your Mobile Device

With the increased use of mobile devices, one must be cautious of possible security threats, including and not limited to theft of sensitive data, theft of intellectual property, personal data hacking, cyber bullying and more.

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The 3 Most Common Types of Digital Cons

There are many different forms of hacking that people use every day to get desired data from their unsuspecting victims. They employ a number of techniques covering both high-tech gadgets and powerful software. In fact, we’ve covered quite a few here ourselves. However, there is one type of hacking that uses the lowest-tech means possible, […]

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An Overview: Surveillance Practices in Colombia

On December 10, 2016, President Juan Manuel Santos received the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to negotiate peace between the Colombian government and the FARC guerrilla group. However, only two months earlier, representatives of the Colombian government appeared before the United Nations’ Human Rights Committee over the country’s possible human rights violations. That appearance […]

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The Rise of Ransomware: How to Protect Your Data

With more and more data being accumulated by users every day, protecting it should be on everyones priority list. We wanted to talk about the risks of a trending phenomenon in online security breaches – Ransomware.

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Protect Yourself From Tinder Scams and Hacks

It’s a hacky world we’re living in, even when it comes to love and dating. Recent research in the UK shows that British victims of online dating site scams have lost a record of over £39m in 2016. Fraud is getting more common on popular sites such as OKCupid, but the biggest of them all at the moment is […]

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Use These Browser Extensions for Your Privacy

Browsing online is great, but in order to protect your privacy, you’ll need some great browsing extensions. There are thousands upon thousands of Chrome, Firefox, and other extensions out there, many of which vow to protect your privacy online. But how do you know which are the best? Today we’ll look at some of the […]

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