How Does Search Encrypt Work?

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Search Encrypt is a private search engine designed with privacy as its core value. Search Encrypt protects your privacy by encrypting your search terms, expiring your browsing history and using advanced SSL encryption. We’re sharing a bit about how we encrypt your searches and, as a result, protect your privacy. What Happens When You

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Privacy May Be Blockchain’s Best Application

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have taken off in huge ways over the past year. There are countless opinions about the legitimacy, reliability, and future of cryptocurrencies and their widespread use. One idea that there is less disagreement on is that blockchain and cryptocurrencies’ ability to protect user data from companies and governments. Blockchain Is Great For Data Security

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Why You Should Choose to Encrypt…Everything

Search Encrypt/ April 6, 2018

Integrity With encryption you know that your message hasn’t been altered by a third party. Authentication Because you have to have the encryption key to decrypt the message, you know the source of the information. Confidence You know where the message came from and that it hasn’t been altered. This means the sender can’t

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Session Replay Scripts Could Be Leaking Sensitive Data

Search Encrypt/ April 4, 2018

Websites running tracking scripts could be inadvertently gathering your sensitive information. Websites use “session replay scripts” to view your mouse movements and keystrokes while visiting their webpage. If you type sensitive information like credit card numbers or passwords, you could be unknowingly sharing this information. Over 400 of the most popular websites record your

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Firefox Quantum Steps Up Private Browsing Mode with No Tracking

Search Encrypt/ March 14, 2018

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

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The Greatest Risk for Consumers & Businesses with IOT is Privacy

Search Encrypt/ March 12, 2018

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

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This Tool Reads Privacy Policies For You

Search Encrypt/ February 20, 2018

Pribot, an AI-powered analysis service, created a tool called Polisis that uses deep learning and artificial intelligence to create an easy to read summary of any online privacy policy. Pribot originally launched a chat bot that crawled privacy policies and then presented smaller (and easier to understand) snippets of information to the user. Polisis

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Raspberry Pi & Digital Privacy Risks

Search Encrypt/ January 9, 2018

People have come up with some crazy awesome ways to use a Raspberry Pi to solve some difficult problems. It was originally created to help students learn to code, but has since become wildly popular in other realms. We’re going to look into how they work and if using one could make you vulnerable

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Search Encrypt Explains How to Delete Your Google History

Search Encrypt/ January 2, 2018

If you use Google as your main search engine, you’re handing over A LOT of information. This information can then be used by advertisers and businesses— and could be costing you money! Visit My Activity to see exactly what information Google has about you. The heap of information google has will probably surprise you.

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