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Virtual Private Networks (VPN) have come into the spotlight in recent years. You've probably been exposed to some level of VPN marketing telling you that you "need" one to be private and secure online.

However, have you considered who really "needs" a VPN? Or whether a VPN is right for you?

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This post was originally published on 29 JAN 2022. It has since been updated and revised.

DNS enables your devices to connect to the internet as we currently know it

However, what happens if your resolver is either insecure or untrustworthy (and often, both) - such as the resolvers of many, if...

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Password management is essential to the security of your passwords and thus the security of your online accounts.

You probably know not to reuse passwords or to use weak passwords. You also probably know that you should use a password manager (or currently use one)... Ideally, you'd use a pass...

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This post was originally published on 7 OCT 2021. It has since been revised and updated.

Long story short: Google Chrome sucks for privacy.

Now, with that out the way, I'm here to show you how to download, install, and tweak the Ungoogled Chromium browser.

Bear in mind that installing and...

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