The Intersection of Privacy and Cybersecurity

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This post was originally published on 2 APR 2021; it has since been updated and revised.

Let's go ahead and get this out the way: Edge, the default browser for Windows, sucks.

Edge especially sucks for privacy. Yes, even the "new and improved" Microsoft Edge that is based on the Chromium engin...

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This post was originally published on 16 MAR 2021; it has since been updated and revised.

Linux and macOS users: avoidthehack! could never forget about you!

While many of the privacy browsers for Windows also work well on Linux and MacOS, naturally we believe that the Linux and MacOS Systems d...

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Pale Moon is a Firefox fork that has rightfully developed into its own product.

While its main emphasis appears to be customizability, Pale Moon also places a fair amount of emphasis on being a smooth, secure, and private browser.

Today, we do our best to find out whether Pale Moon can be co...

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Odds are you've heard of "Incognito mode." Odds also are that you may think Incognito mode (or other names for "private browsing" such as inPrivate) protects your privacy while browsing the web.

Well, unfortunately, here's the truth: "Incognito mode" doesn't do that much for your online privacy.

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