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Best YouTube alternatives

March 1st, 2024 in Privacy deep dives

In this article, we look at the best YouTube alternatives out there. We look at both alternative YouTube frontends that allow you to watch YouTube…

How to check if your VPN is working

February 16th, 2024 in Privacy deep dives

The most basic function of a virtual private network (VPN) is to hide your real IP address from websites you visit (and anyone else on…

Does a VPN slow down your internet?

February 2nd, 2024 in Privacy deep dives

Virtual private networks (VPNs) are popular because they keep what you do on the internet private, help defeat censorship, and allow you to watch your…

What is an evil twin attack, and should they worry you?

January 26th, 2024 in Privacy deep dives

An evil twin attack is a cyberattack that occurs when an attacker  sets up a malicious WiFi network that mimics a legitimate one, often in…

What is ChaCha20?

December 28th, 2023 in Privacy deep dives

ChaCha20 is a performant and lightweight, yet highly secure, 256-bit stream cipher used to encrypt and decrypt data. It’s often used to secure data transmitted…

8 tips to secure your remote workforce (plus an employee checklist)

December 21st, 2023 in Privacy deep dives

Your remote workforce should be as digitally secure as any in-office workforce. Fortunately, the same tools that can enable you to operate a distributed workplace,…

What is Freenet (now called Hyphanet)?

December 11th, 2023 in Privacy deep dives

Freenet is a decentralized, encrypted, open-source dark web designed to let you communicate with others, upload and download content, and access online information anonymously.  Learn…

What is a keylogger?

November 24th, 2023 in Privacy deep dives

A contraction of “keystroke logger”, a keylogger is either a piece of software or a hardware device that records input from your device’s keyboard. Although…

Google Chrome’s IP Protection is privacy washing

November 21st, 2023 in Privacy deep dives

Last month, Google launched a new feature for Chrome called IP Protection that makes it easier for the company to spy on you. No surprise,…

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