The Intersection of Privacy and Cybersecurity

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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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This post was originally published on 26 DEC 2020. It has since been revised and updated.

Privacy browsers mostly function the same as your "normal" browsers - but user (read: your) privacy and security are at the forefronts of their functions.

Ideally, these browsers are open-source so that...

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This post was originally published on 8 AUG 2021. It has since been revised and updated.

When configured properly, Mozilla Firefox offers great privacy and security.

However, achieving a higher level of privacy and security in Mozilla Firefox requires many tweaks across all levels. Some users...

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