The Intersection of Privacy and Cybersecurity

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The content of your messages and the metadata associated with them should be secure and private. Unfortunately many messengers out there fail to do this.

In an ideal world, you'd avoid non-privacy-friendly messengers such as Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. You should also aim to avoid carrying...

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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 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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You may hear a lot that you should block ads and trackers. But how can you block ads? Which adblockers should you use? Which adblocking method is best?

This guide aims to provide information on different adblocking solutions that can hopefully help you in eliminating privacy-invasive ads and tra...

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