Chrome Extension turns out to be a watchdog on User’s actions: An expert says.

Chrome Extension turns out to be a watchdog on User’s actions: An expert says.

The experimentalist switched between Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to compare the experiences with cookies blocking and privacy policy. To the obvious outcome, Chrome proved to be sharing user information with third-party content developers in order to customize the ads and contents presented while surfing the web.

Google Chrome Incognito Mode Can Still Be Detected by These Methods

Google Chrome Incognito Mode Can Still Be Detected by These Methods

When Google made it so that Incognito mode uses a temporary filesystem using the computer's RAM, it opened up a new method of detecting it based on the amount of storage set aside for the internal filesystem used by the browser.

Why you need to use a VPN to stop Google and Facebook from tracking your porn habits

Why you need to use a VPN to stop Google and Facebook from tracking your porn habits

A team of researchers from Microsoft, the University of Pennsylvania, and Carnegie Mellon have revealed a study showing that Google and Facebook are keeping tabs on your porn viewing habits with trackers and using incognito mode or private browsing does not stop it.

Google Chrome’s Incognito Mode is way less private than you think

Google Chrome’s Incognito Mode is way less private than you think

Despite the long-known fact that Incognito isn't truly anonymous, new research has re-emphasised that Google and other web browsers are still tracking you in privacy mode, even on the most sensitive of sites.

Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers

Firefox Will Give You a Fake Browsing History to Fool Advertisers

That’s the basic philosophy sold by Track THIS, “a new kind of incognito” browsing project, which opens up 100 tabs crafted to fit a specific character—a hypebeast, a filthy rich person, a doomsday prepper, or an influencer.

When it comes to privacy, default settings matter!

When it comes to privacy, default settings matter!

As of today, for new users who download and install Firefox for the first time, Enhanced Tracking Protection will automatically be set on by default , protecting our users from the pervasive tracking and collection of personal data by ad networks and tech companies.

Mozilla offers research grant for a way to embed Tor inside Firefox

Mozilla offers research grant for a way to embed Tor inside Firefox

A better Tor integration is one of the key points that Mozilla is willing to fund via its Research Grants 2019H1 program that the organization announced last month. For this, Mozilla is willing to provide research grants that will help discover a better way of integrating Tor into Firefox without the current performance losses.

The "Do Not Track" Setting Doesn't Stop You from Being Tracked

The "Do Not Track" Setting Doesn't Stop You from Being Tracked

When educated about the true function and limitation of the DNT setting, 75.5% (±3.8) of U.S. adults say it’s "important" or "very important" that these companies "respect the Do Not Track signal when it is enabled." So, in shocking news, when people say they don’t want to be tracked, they really don’t want to be tracked.

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How To Blow Your Online Cover With URL Previews

How To Blow Your Online Cover With URL Previews

The difference with URL previews in messaging applications is that you are broadcasting to the website owner that you are discussing the website, as opposed to just browsing to it.

How to Clear Your Cache, Cookies and Web History in Google Chrome

How to Clear Your Cache, Cookies and Web History in Google Chrome

Google Chrome stores information from websites you visit in its cache and cookies and logs your web history. The Basic menu allows you to clear browsing history from all signed in devices, cookies and other site data, and cached images and files.

Firefox Focus adds support for enhanced tracking protection and Google’s Safe Browsing service

Firefox Focus adds support for enhanced tracking protection and Google’s Safe Browsing service

In addition, iOS users who opt for Firefox Focus will now be able to get search suggestions, too, just like their friends on Android .

Facebook still hasn’t launched a big privacy feature that Mark Zuckerberg promised more than seven months ago

Facebook still hasn’t launched a big privacy feature that Mark Zuckerberg promised more than seven months ago

Back in May, at the height of Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal, the company made a timely announcement: Facebook users would soon be able to clear the browsing history connected to their Facebook profile, meaning that the company would no longer link users to the apps and websites they visited off of the social network.

How to Stop Facebook from Ruining Your Holiday Gift Surprises

How to Stop Facebook from Ruining Your Holiday Gift Surprises

“I guess you have to pick btw letting your kids use the computer and shopping online, since custom ads follow you and spoil gift surprises,” one mom tweeted recently.

How to Delete Your Saved Passwords on Every Browser

How to Delete Your Saved Passwords on Every Browser

To delete an individual password, click on the three dots next to it and select Remove. To delete all passwords, go to Clear Browsing Data from Settings -> Advanced and select Passwords. Click on the three dots next to each password and select Remove.

Infographic: How to Become Invisible on the Internet

Infographic: How to Become Invisible on the Internet

More people want to opt out of this data collection, but aside from disconnecting entirely or taking ludicrous measures to safeguard information, there aren’t many great options available to limit what is seen and known about you online. The simple actions that can be taken fall into three major realms: internet browsers, social networks, and mobile phones.

How To Be Invisible On The Internet

How To Be Invisible On The Internet

The simple actions that can be taken fall into three major realms: internet browsers, social networks, and mobile phones.

Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo finds Google personalizes search results even for logged out and incognito users

Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo finds Google personalizes search results even for logged out and incognito users

In tests earlier in the year, it was found that even when people searched without logging into a Google account -- or when they used private browsing mode -- "most participants saw results unique to them", suggesting there was still personalization of results.

What Privacy and Incognito Mode Can and Cannot Protect

What Privacy and Incognito Mode Can and Cannot Protect

When you don’t want your wife to know about the, er… objectionable websites you view, incognito browsing mode is the right tool for you. But if you still want to access content that you don’t want your network admins to know, you should use a VPN with incognito mode.

New, more secure and easy to set up DNS for phones

New, more secure and easy to set up DNS for phones

Home » Blog New, more secure and easy to set up DNS for phones News New, more secure and easy to set up DNS for phones 6 Views Cloudflare has introduced their new app called 1.1.1.1 which allows you to change your phones DNS settings for better privacy and faster browsing.

Searching For Privacy

Searching For Privacy

Yes, it’s a little-known secret, but there are ways you can search the web without giving up your privacy. This post is simply to inform you of options besides the traditional search engines like Google and Internet Explorer.

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Aaron Jones - Introduction to I2P

Aaron Jones - Introduction to I2P

Presented at the Phoenix Linux Users Group's security session on March 15th 2018 Aaron is an experienced Linux user with several years of teaching experience. If you like what you see here, the Phoenix Linux Users Group meets several times a month.

How To Be Invisible Online (Without Going Off The Grid)

How To Be Invisible Online (Without Going Off The Grid)

Get your privacy settings in check today, and you’re in a good position to maintain them over the coming months – so that nobody knows your business who doesn’t need to.

Welcome to the Age of Privacy Nihilism

Welcome to the Age of Privacy Nihilism

Revelations like these have spawned a class-action lawsuit against the company, and it’s tempting to imagine that oversight, regulation, or legal repercussions might eventually discourage or even change the way tech companies collect and manage data.