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The Pros and Cons of Using a Private Search Engine

June 20, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Using a Private Search Engine
Private search engines are a safer alternative to traditional search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Their main goal is, well, exactly what it seems: to protect the privacy of their users. However, many people are hesitant to make the switch to a new search provider because they worry that they will lose the convenience […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Turn Off Autofill

June 18, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Turn Off Autofill
Like with most modern technology, autofill evolved to make our lives more convenient. Instead of filling in sign in or check out credentials from scratch every time, most browsers offer the option to save your information. This allows them to automatically input your details into online forms on your behalf. But, with many technologies, the […] Read more
What's the Big Deal With Two-Factor Authentication and Why Should You Use It?

June 13, 2019

What's the Deal With Two-Factor Authentication & Why Should You Use It?
We use the internet for almost everything. Emails, banking, social media, work, and anything in between. By having our lives online, we put our personal lives on the line. Hacks and breaches of data happen every day and if your information is stolen in those attacks, the results can be devastating. However, there are certain […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Never Use Public WiFi

June 11, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Never Use Public WiFi
Sometimes you need to send an email, check your banking information, find directions, or just do a simple online search when you’re out in public. To make that easier, many businesses and even cities are offering free public wifi. While it’s convenient and saves you from burning through your own data or having to go […] Read more
How to Use Location Services Safely

June 4, 2019

How to Use Location Services Safely
Location services are great. They help you navigate the world through maps, keep you safe by alerting emergency first responders to your location, and keep you connected with friends, family and the world at large. But by being able to track your location at any given time, location services also pose a threat to your […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Keep Your Software Updated

June 4, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Keep Your Software Updated
Software updates are annoying. Sometimes it seems like there’s a new one every day. Even when they install automatically, they take time to finish and may prevent you from using your device until then. But software updates are important for maintaining your security and privacy online. Even if they’re temporarily inconvenient, the benefits outweigh the […] Read more
How to Make Your Smart Home Privacy-Friendly

May 30, 2019

How to Make Your Smart Home Privacy-Friendly
Smart home devices are great. They can control our lights and thermostats, they can read you a recipe while you make dinner, they can play music, and so much more. Whether you have a home assistant, smart TV, security camera, smart thermostat, or all of the above and more, there’s no denying that these gadgets […] Read more

May 28, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Password Protect Your Devices
The world we live in today is a “smart” one. Smart devices number in the billions and range from smartphones to home thermostats. In general, they make life easier but there’s often a trade-off. Many smart devices put our privacy at risk, meaning any stranger with a computer and some knowledge of hacking could access […] Read more
4 Reasons to Use Multiple Email Addresses to Protect Your Privacy

May 21, 2019

4 Reasons to Use Multiple Email Addresses to Protect Your Privacy
When email was invented in the early 1970s, it revolutionized how information is shared between people. It quickly took over snail mail as the preferred method of sending letters and other forms of communication. It also helped put personal information on the internet for strangers to see. While email is relatively secure, there are a […] Read more
Privacy Tip of the Week: Stay Private on Social Media

May 21, 2019

Privacy Tip of the Week: Stay Private on Social Media
Social media connects the world. It helps us to keep in touch with friends and family and can also be used to meet new people. However, it also puts our privacy at risk. Thankfully, there are a few ways to stay private on social media. Check your privacy settings Treat “About Me” forms as optional […] Read more