Privacy matters. Even if you think you have nothing to hide, it’s in your best interest to make your privacy a priority. Most people don’t discuss privacy on the internet with their friends. “More than three-quarters of adult internet users (78 percent) are concerned about their privacy while using the internet, and more than
Most people are somewhat familiar with the tracking that Facebook does. You’ve likely noticed ads for something that you’ve searched for in the past or talked about with a friend. However, this issue has become more prevalent as news continues to surface surrounding privacy breaches and security concerns for its users. Facebook is quickly
Keep your searches private by redirecting searches that may be tracked to Search Encrypt, a privacy-focused search engine The Search Encrypt extension protects your privacy by encrypting your search terms and expiring your searches from your browser history. Search Encrypt’s private search engine will be set as your default search engine and other searches
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ExpressVPN tested nine web browsers and ranked them based on the privacy and security each one offers. It looked at three key areas to determine which was the best: frequency of updates, the browser’s security features, and it’s privacy tools. The ratings in each category were then added to give a composite score out
Install Search Encrypt’s extension: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/de… This video shows how to add and remove Search Encrypt’s private search extension. You can easily install Search Encrypt by going to the Chrome extension store and it will block any searches that track your information. You can quickly remove Search Encrypt by removing the extension from your browser.
Mozilla launched the latest version of its Firefox browser back in late 2017. As part of Mozilla’s Quantum project, it aims to build the “next-generation web engine for Firefox users.” The updates to Firefox’s “Private Browsing Mode” will reduce how much information websites pass on about visitors. This is an attempt to improve the
The Search Encrypt extension protects your privacy by detecting searches that may be tracked and tied to your personal information. It intercepts those searches and redirects them to Search Encrypt’s privacy-enhanced search engine which will be set to your default search engine. Search Encrypt is supported by sponsored ads featured on our search results
vpnMentor tested three popular VPN services: Zenmate, PureVPN and Hotspot Shield. The test found that all of them leaked some sort of sensitive data, including IP addresses. Because these VPNs claim to be privacy-focused, the fact that they are leaking information is concerning. While the consequences of an IP address leaking may seem relatively
FBI director Christopher Wray said earlier this week, “we’re not looking for a ‘back door’”. Unsure, he explained that he thinks a back door is a “secret, insecure means of access”. He says this isn’t what the government is looking for. They want to break encryption in a way that also keeps information secure.
Search Encrypt is sharing Security Innovation‘s insight on how to protect your private information online. Security Innovation is a software security company specializing in testing and assessing different platforms, including IoT, for their security. What is PII? According to Security Innovation, “PII stands for Personally Identifiable Information. This can be labeled as any data
The biggest concerns with IoT (the Internet of Things) are different depending on who you ask. From a consumer standpoint, their biggest concern is privacy. Access to consumer data could reveal voice recordings, movements, weight, and even eating habits of the home’s inhabitants. Businesses have similar concerns, however the data involved isn’t about the