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Using a VPN to Protect Your Online Privacy

Security is one of the best reasons for using a VPN. You can be sure that only you can access your data even if you’re using a public internet connection. Encryption prevents snoopers from messing ....

Can A Commercial VPN Protect You From Government Spying?

If you’re going to sign-up to a commercial VPN – with the expectation that it will protect your privacy – you need to ask a series of questions. Firstly, what data does the VPN store ....

What is 256 Bit TLS/SSL Encryption?

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that allow client-server applications to communicate across a network in a way designed to prevent eavesdropping and tampering.

Best Free VPN Services For Internet Security And Online Privacy

Why Should I Use A Virtual Private Network (VPN)? Do you require to access internet anonymously? Has your school or office blocked social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter? Do you use public WiFi connections? Do ....

'Dissent,' A New Type Of Security Tool, Could Markedly Improve Online Anonymity

Researchers at the Dissent Project are building a new kind of anonymity tool that, when used in conjunction with the Tor anonymity network, could significantly improve online anonymity.

How Does Secure Socket Layer (SSL or TLS) Work?

The Secure Socket Layer, SSL for short, is a protocol by which many services that communicate over the Internet can do so in a secure fashion. Before we discuss how SSL works and what kinds ....

A User Guide To Orbot - Anonymized Tor Browsing On Your Mobile Phone

Orbot Android app is for users who need to browse anonymously or circumvent blocked sites. Orbot sets up a connection to the Tor network and makes it available to apps through a local proxy. For ....

HTTPS Everywhere - Browser Extension For Secure Web Browsing

HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox and Chrome extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure. HTTPS Everywhere can protect you only when you're using sites that support HTTPS and ....

Onion Pi Portable Tor Proxy

Onion Pi is a portable Raspberry Pi device that creates an anonymous Wi-Fi access point through the Tor network when you plug in an ethernet cable and go online. The Tor network encrypts your connection ....

SSL Web Proxy Circumvents Website Blockers and Sidesteps Government Surveillance

idcloak Technologies is announcing the release of its SSL web proxy, giving users access to blocked websites such as Facebook and YouTube. Users also avoid the risk of having their unblocking activity observed by filters ....

Updated May 20, 2019