Using VPNs is an effective way to protect yourself from intrusion when browsing online, but they are not foolproof. A disruption in their operation can leave your connection and browsing activities exposed. This is where… Read More »What is an Internet/VPN Kill Switch?
If you’re an American, you’re used to having access to every website on the web.This is especially true for the biggest websites that you use every day, and that many people can’t imagine their day without. Read this article to discover what these tools are, who bans them, and how you can beat them at their own game!Read More »Don’t Call Home: Google, Skype, YouTube are Banned Websites in Some Countries
The World Cup is brining together people of all nations, creeds, religions, and ethnicities in Brazil right now. Many of these people are arriving in Brazil to find blocked websites. Can you unblock websites in Brazil while at the World Cup? Read on!
Unblock Websites in Brazil While at the World Cup 2014
Protecting yourself, and your valuable online data, is an essential in this increasingly hazardous online world. In this article I will look at 5 online security tools that you can use to protect yourself.
Five Online Security Tools to Protect Your Data
I changed all my passwords after Heartbleed hit. A couple times. A part of my personal online security policy is to use a password generation and storage app. I use LastPass as it keeps my passwords varied and strong. The majority of web users…not so much. The most common passwords are still:
A big reason why so many people love using a
Yet that is exactly what the governments and corporations of the world are doing with your online activities through various acts known collectively as Big Data. They’re tracking your online activities, taking this information from you, and selling it to marketers. Read that again: they’re using you. But a
Your mobile phone is not anywhere near as secure as you think. Making sure it is secure is essential as you keep all kinds of important things on your smartphone, and tablets – not to mention those ‘for your eyes only’ photos!
Google wants to know what you’re doing. All the time. Online, offline, maybe even in the shower…if there’s an ad agency that wants to know, they’ll try and find out. We talk about staying anonymous from the NSA and other spies, but what about those who we allow to spy on us?
News organizations reporting on it, a fancy looking website (ok, not as pretty as Heartbleed), a sexy logo, and blog posts a plenty saying that the online sky is falling is having many thinking that the OpenID and OAuth flaws, known as Covert Redirect, are the new HeartBleed.
Where Heartbleed was a genuine security flaw that jeopardized the personal information of approximately everyone who goes online, the Covert Redirect flaw is one that has been known about and dealt with already.
There are two main reasons why people use a
- Getting around geo-blocking
The first point is always a concern, the second is usually just a bonus. Hulu has reportedly started blocking