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How Do Private Search Engines Make Money?

August 22, 2019

How Do Private Search Engines Make Money?
In recent years, the supremacy of search engine giants like Google and Bing has begun to be challenged. Growing concerns over privacy violations have driven people to find safer alternatives in private engines like HotBot.com, DuckDuckGo, and Startpage. Unlike Google, these search alternatives don’t use tracking cookies or collect user information at all, keeping your […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Use an Ad Blocker

August 20, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use an Ad Blocker
One of the worst parts about browsing the web is the ads. They come ahead of videos, stretch in long banners across web pages, and assault us with annoying and sometimes loud pop-ups that we have to scramble to close. Many ads are a little bit too uncanny in their relevance to us as well. […] Read more
Secure Your New Computer to Protect Your Online Privacy

August 15, 2019

Secure Your New Computer to Protect Your Online Privacy
Computers play an important role in our lives, giving us access to a broader world. However, that world can sometimes access our private lives in return, if we don’t take proper steps to protect ourselves. These steps should be taken every time you buy a new device, every time you reboot an old device, or […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Buy a New Router

August 13, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Buy a New Router
If you’re reading this article on wifi right now, that wifi is most likely made possible by a router. This single piece of technology transforms a wired internet connection to wifi, so that you can be online with any wireless device. Although routers provide vital functionality in our connected world, outdated models can create more […] Read more
6 Expert Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked in the Year 2019

August 8, 2019

6 Expert Tips to Avoid Getting Hacked in the Year 2019
The internet is frequently abuzz with news of large-scale hacks. Massive corporations are breached, data is stolen, personal devices are attacked in droves. According to a study done by the University of Maryland, a hack takes place every 39 seconds and will affect one in three Americans in their lifetime. Thankfully, there are ways for […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Use a Password Manager

August 6, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Use a Password Manager
Passwords are the gatekeepers of our lives. They protect our devices, social media, and other personal information from prying eyes. However, with so many different accounts requiring passwords, it can be a hassle to remember them all (if not an impossibility). Because of that, many people choose to use the same password for everything, which […] Read more
5 Ways Your Company Can Benefit From Using a VPN Service in 2019

August 1, 2019

5 Ways Your Company Can Benefit From Using a VPN Service in 2019
A VPN, or “virtual private network” is a security technology that allows a person to safely browse the web without fearing for their privacy. VPNs add a layer of encryption to your devices that keeps your data hidden from prying eyes. They can also make it look as if you’re using the internet from an […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Your Guide to Facebook Data Privacy

July 30, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Your Guide to Facebook Data Privacy
Facebook has nearly 2.5 billion users around the globe and, chances are, you’re one of them. The social media giant has been changing the way we connect with the world for more than a decade now, but it has also been a driving force for how we think about privacy. Over the years, the company […] Read more
What to Look For in Secure Message Apps

July 25, 2019

What to Look For in Secure Message Apps
Two hundred years ago, we sent messages by written letter. Then we moved to the telegraph followed soon by the telephone. When we invented the internet, communication was revolutionized once more. We were able to send messages instantly around the world in the form of email. Texting became a possibility, and now, the most popular […] Read more

July 23, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Keep Personal Photos Private
Thirty years ago, the idea of always having a camera in our pockets was unthinkable. But today, we’re living in the age of the selfie. There are more than 2.7 billion smartphone users worldwide, or one out of every three people. For every square mile of habitable land on earth, there’s approximately 110 smartphones in […] Read more