Ads Following You Around? Here’s How You Can Stop Them

Ads Following You Around? Here’s How You Can Stop Them

When you use incognito or privacy mode on your browser, it automatically deletes the cookies that are stored in a temporary folder. If you don’t want any advertisers to track you, use a secure browser.

Your Digital Footprint Looks A Lot Like You

Your Digital Footprint Looks A Lot Like You

We collect information to provide better services to all our users — from figuring out basic stuff like which language you speak, to more complex things like which ads you’ll find most useful

How To Remove Adware

How To Remove Adware

If you’re sure you’ve got adware, here are the steps to remove it. If your antivirus is unable to remove the adware, you’ll need to use a more specialized program.

DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) Operational and Privacy Issues

DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) Operational and Privacy Issues

DoH continues to require that browsers and web applications send their DNS queries to a server the user or operating system knows and trusts because the server is able to infer important information about the user such as their interests, their likely location, and so on.

Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone

Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone

There's nothing magical about Blink or V8 that makes the Chrome password manager better than Edge's; it's just that Google has taken the time to do the work.

While we Blink, we loose the Web

While we Blink, we loose the Web

It is like as if they were building cars, there is a lot they can do without actually changing the engine itself, and thats what the Web Browsers are becoming, everyone is working on parts of the car but all the engines are now Chrome and believe me, you don’t want all the engines to be the same, not even if they are all Gecko or if somehow we resurrect Presto, we want diversity of engines and not monoculture.

Tracking beyond the web browser: Unique identifiers being embedded into software downloads

Tracking beyond the web browser: Unique identifiers being embedded into software downloads

embeds a unique identifier, the name of the browser you used to download their browser, your device language, whether you’ve opted-out of data collection using a checkbox on their website, and marketing data including which Google website or advertisement you clicked to download Chrome.

How to Prevent Spyware

How to Prevent Spyware

If you’re suspicious that you’ve got spyware, you can install a good antivirus and antispyware software to get rid of it. With a more secure browser, there are fewer chances of downloading spyware or malware on your computer.

Best Browsers for Privacy and Security

Best Browsers for Privacy and Security

Comodo Dragon is no Tor. But it does have a set of inbuilt tools that will provide a certain level of protection as you browse the internet. Waterfox is a Firefox fork that works pretty much like Firefox, except it doesn’t collect user data.

What is Adware?

What is Adware?

Marketing-type data collected by adware may include what you search for online, the website you are visiting, browser history, browser apps and themes, downloads, and content you submit into online forms.

Why a VPN App is Always Better than a VPN Plugin

Why a VPN App is Always Better than a VPN Plugin

A VPN company might offer Chrome and Mozilla plugins that automatically encrypt your traffic as soon as you start browsing and you’ll never have to open the app. A VPN browser plugin will not support several applications including these:

How to clear your cache, cookies and web history in Mozilla Firefox

How to clear your cache, cookies and web history in Mozilla Firefox

Luckily it’s very easy to remove your cache, cookies and web history in Firefox simply by following these steps: However, Firefox can be configured to clear cache, cookies and history on closing through the privacy and security settings.

Encryption Against Global Mass Surveillance

Encryption Against Global Mass Surveillance

Website: get.wire.com OS: Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, Linux, Web Linphone Linphone is an open source SIP Phone and a free voice over IP service, available on mobile and desktop environments and on web browsers.

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.

Why do people still trust Cheetah Mobile in 2018? – Melon Pancakes 🍉🥞 – Medium

Why do people still trust Cheetah Mobile in 2018? – Melon Pancakes 🍉🥞 – Medium

It’s pretty safe to assume that almost everyone has used a Cheetah Mobile app before, prime examples include Clean Master or CM Launcher 3D. Clean Master, just like many apps, happens to be developed by Cheetah Mobile.

Iridium Browser

Iridium Browser

It takes the Chromium code base, which is also used for the official Chrome browser, and enhances its security and sets certain policies by default. The Iridium Browser project is backed by the Open Source Business Alliance.

Change the default search engine of your web browser

Change the default search engine of your web browser

Select Manage Search Engines Find Unbubble.eu among other Search Engines and choose make default Finally confirm by clicking done in the lower right Further reading about your Chrome settings Manual at Google.com Go to Manage Add-Ons » Search Providers Select Unbubble.eu and click Make Default Further reading about your Internet settings Internet Explorer Online-Help

Talk about a cache flow problem: This JavaScript can snoop on other browser tabs to work out what you're visiting

Talk about a cache flow problem: This JavaScript can snoop on other browser tabs to work out what you're visiting

It's thus not as serious as a remote attack technique that allows the execution of arbitrary code or exposes kernel memory, but Oren and Yarom speculate that there may be ways their browser fingerprinting method could be adapted to compromise computing secrets like encryption keys or vulnerable installed software.

Has that website been pwned? Firefox Monitor will tell you

Has that website been pwned? Firefox Monitor will tell you

Firefox Monitor, a breach notification website launched by Mozilla in September, can now deliver alerts from inside the Firefox browser. In theory, breach alerts could become redundant because affected users would already know about the issue after being asked by a compromised site to reset their passwords.

Delete Internet Traces – Wipe Your Data

Delete Internet Traces – Wipe Your Data

Clean Temporary Places erases Windows temporary files Daniel Delete Internet Traces Windows stores temporary files in unsuspecting places, even after wiping data safely it is perfectly possible that if you opened a file with a text editor or viewed it with Windows Media player a temporary back up copy could have been stored by Windows somewhere in your hard …

Firefox Monitor Launches in 26 Languages and Adds New Desktop Browser Feature

Firefox Monitor Launches in 26 Languages and Adds New Desktop Browser Feature

Specifically, we are adding a notification to our Firefox Quantum browser that alerts desktop users when they visit a site that has had a recently reported data breach.

SuperCooKey – A SuperCookie Built Into TLS 1.2 and 1.3

SuperCooKey – A SuperCookie Built Into TLS 1.2 and 1.3

TLS 1.3 has a heavily touted feature called 0-RTT that has been paraded by CloudFlare as a huge speed benefit to users because it allows sessions to be resumed quickly from previous visits. In the screen that pops up, enter security.tls.enable_0rtt_data into the search bar, and make sure that the setting is set to FALSE.

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.

Apple's latest anti-tracking feature in Safari takes toll on digital advertising

Apple's latest anti-tracking feature in Safari takes toll on digital advertising

The anti-tracking feature embedded in the newest version of Apple's Safari browser is causing pain among marketers, making it harder to calculate the return-on-investment for digital ads, industry experts say. "ITP 2 will have a huge impact on attribution when a user is exposed to an online ad while using a Safari browser," Harris says.

Popular browsers made to cough up browsing history

Popular browsers made to cough up browsing history

One of the visited-link attacks – CVE2018-6137, a bug in Chrome 67 that Google fixed in June – peeled off user browsing history at the rate of 3,000 URLs per second.

Hack Brief: Someone Posted Private Facebook Messages From 81,000 Accounts

Hack Brief: Someone Posted Private Facebook Messages From 81,000 Accounts

It’s not clear who’s responsible for stealing the Facebook data, but the BBC says one of the websites where the stolen information was posted appears to have been set up in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Google Chrome’s Users Take a Back Seat to Its Bottom Line

Google Chrome’s Users Take a Back Seat to Its Bottom Line

Browser Market share (desktop) Tracking protection Chrome 68% None Firefox 11% On by default in Private Browsing Internet Explorer 7% Off by default Safari 6% On by default Edge 4% None Opera 2% Off by default

This is Firefox's overhauled Privacy interface

This is Firefox's overhauled Privacy interface

Firefox users may select to block detected trackers and third-party cookies in that version of the browser. The new option to display blocked trackers and the status of all cookies on any site you visit is a welcome change.

Stop Using Microsoft Edge To Download Chrome -- Unless You Want Malware

Stop Using Microsoft Edge To Download Chrome -- Unless You Want Malware

Except that when he clicked it the resulting domain was "GoogleOnline2018.com." The fake site isn't an exact copy of Google's own Chrome landing page, but looks genuine enough to fool people.

Firefox, Chrome and the Future of Trustworthy Extensions

“Beginning in Chrome 70, users will have the choice to restrict extension host access to a custom list of sites, or to configure extensions to require a click to gain access to the current page.” Meanwhile Mozilla will continue to look for ways Firefox can provide more permission control to a majority of extension users.

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