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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. 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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Latest Posts

With the increasing popularity of NFC and RFID technology being used in smartphones as a method for delivering "wallet" payments and more credit cards use RFID technology, security issues arise.

How secure are they? Can't they be skimmed? What's th...

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CTRL C and then CTRL V.

(For the Mac users: COMMAND+C and then COMMAND+V.)

Familiar? That's how you copy and paste on a keyboard.

For your touchscreen device it's as simple as highlighting the text with your finger and tapping "Copy."

The copy and paste function across desktops and ot...

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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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