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avoidthehack! promotes online privacy and security awareness.

We believe you have the right to control and protect your data.

Privacy Browsers

Privacy browsers both respect your privacy and help prevent websites, web services, and web apps from tracking your browsing activity across the internet.

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Password Management

Your passwords hold the keys to your digital kingdom. Learn about password best practices and read up on password managers.

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Private Search Engines

Private search engines respect your privacy. They don't track you, create shadow profiles of you, or try to connect who you are to what you're searching.

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Tracker Blocking

Trackers follow you around the internet, gathering all kinds of data about your activities. Learn about different tracking techniques and the best way to defend against them.

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DNS Providers

Trusted DNS Providers provide DNS-over-HTTPS and other DNS security features while respecting user privacy. Learn about DNS resolvers and how selecting a privacy-centric resolver benefits your privacy.

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Operating Systems

The operating system is the command center of your entire device. Learn how popular operating systems are known to be not-so-privacy friendly and what you can do about this.

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Even before the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a lot of people worked from home at least some of the time.

One study conducted by the International Workplace Group (IWG) found that approximately 70% of the global workforce worked from home at least once a week.

The IWG also f...

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Memory capacity for everyone is limited. Remembering stuff seems to get harder and harder every day, doesn't it?

But you commit some things to memory right?

I recommend committing a couple passwords to memory too. Not many, really. Only a coupl...

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Why should I use HTTPS?

Put simply, regular old HTTP doesn't cut it anymore.

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