The Intersection of Privacy and Cybersecurity

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WhatsApp offers end-to-end encryption for its messaging platform by default, but the platform itself is owned by Meta, known for its privacy-related scandals and appears to engage in an outstanding amount of data collection.

WhatsApp is also the most popular messaging app with over 2 billion users...

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Free email has been around for... decades. However, the trust cost of these free email services comes in the form of your data - you give up your privacy in exchange for the service.

Many of these platforms use your email account to profile you for advertisers and data brokers. Some of these email...

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Unfortunately, VPN comparison sites, VPN review sites, and VPN provider marketing all seem to have a tendency to gloss over the limitations of VPNs as a whole.

VPNs are limited in the privacy protections they do provide. These limitations include the trustworthiness of the VPN provider, VPN compa...

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This post was originally published on 14 APR 2021; this an update to the last revision 17 FEB 2022.

Most Android phones come from the factory with Google Chrome installed. As you're more than likely aware, Google Chrome is highly detrimental to your online privacy. Of the Android phones that d...

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