Unlike DuckDuckGo, Startpage pulls in actual Google search results, thanks to a longstanding agreement it has with the company. The difference between using Startpage and Google directly; however, is that you’re not being tracked while you make that search. … [Read more...] about Get Google’s Search Results With More Privacy By Using Startpage
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We always recommend keeping your extension list light, because you never know when something might try to siphon data from your browser—especially more data than it should be able to access. That’s exactly the issue Mozilla is raising with four seemingly “good” extensions—Avast Online Security, AVG Online Security, Avast SafePrice, and AVG SafePrice—and you should uninstall them from your browser until they’ve been fixed, at minimum. … [Read more...] about Uninstall These Snooping AVG and Avast Browser Extensions
Finally, don't forget that the most secure cloud storage solution is the one that you have complete control over. Like we said above, Mega sounded great until researchers highlighted its vulnerabilities. The other services could have vulnerabilities too, but they're not under the same scrutiny. Using cloud storage inherently means giving your files—encrypted or otherwise—to someone else. If you want to keep them close but still access them everywhere, you can always use a large hard drive or a NAS and roll your own syncing cloud service with OwnCloud. You could even power it with a Raspberry Pi and keep the overhead low. … [Read more...] about The Best Cloud Storage Services that Protect Your Privacy
One feature of the mobile app that you won't find in a browser is voice search, which has the potential to really speed up answer-finding when combined with the app's zero-click info feature. Users can also add to this by setting a custom search widget for DuckDuckGo. … [Read more...] about DuckDuckGo for Android is a Web Search App that Focuses on Information, Not Links
How to use shopping browser extensions wisely Maybe you’re OK with an app seeing the contents of your latest grocery receipt. Maybe it’s worth it to trade some of your information for a discount. What is privacy in 2019, anyway? If you’ve given up on having secrets, that’s fine. But don’t get lazy about it, because it could cost you your data and your money. … [Read more...] about Should You Trust Online Shopping Apps Like Honey?
You can chomp through an unlimited amount of data for free using the feature, though currently you can only choose virtual locations in the US, Canada and Germany. Opera says that by the time the feature appears in the stable public release there will be more countries available. … [Read more...] about Opera Now Has a Totally Free and Unlimited Built-In VPN