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Out of the "big" and "mainstream" browsers, which include the likes of Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, Safari is slightly more secure.

This how-to guide will show you how to increase your data privacy and security while using Safari.

I'll also be sure to keep in mind the delicate balance of se...

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Passwords, passwords, passwords.

We have so many passwords to create and remember, don't we?

According to recent research conducted by NordPass, the average internet user has approximately 70 - 80 passwords to remember.

No matter how you try to slice it, that's a ton of passwords to memorize...

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We use passwords for everything, which makes strong and secure passwords for online security a must.

However, you're probably using weak passwords that can be easily compromised.

These are the sure signs that your password is weak. If your password uses even just one of the points highlighted he...

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You've heard of Firefox, but have you heard of Firefox Focus?

Firefox Focus isn't necessarily new to the game, but it has made quite the name for itself in the privacy community.

Despite that, people want to know how it stacks up in the niche of privacy browsers.

Let's take a look at what Fire...

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SnowHaze is a mobile privacy browser available on iOS. It boasts considerable features, including a built-in VPN.

It's independent from big tech companies, independently funded, and open source.

We'll examine what SnowHaze brings to the table in terms of privacy, security, and notable features.

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Credential stuffing and brute force attacks are two common cyberattacks used to crack passwords and gain access to user accounts/information.

We're going to explore what credential stuffing and brute force attacks are and how they work.

Additionally we'll go over some tips for the best ways to...

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