Since the Edward Snowden leaks revealed the extent to which government bodies can monitor and gather data on users all over the world, it’s more important than ever to take steps to protect your privacy. But with the number of different threats out there, you may struggle to figure out where to even start. Maybe...
When talking about international intelligence-sharing agreements, things can get complicated fast. Don’t worry—we are going to quickly walk you through the key information about the Five Eyes, Nine Eyes, and Fourteen Eyes Alliances (9*14). These alliances may pose a risk to your privacy, but we’ll tell you exactly what you need to do to protect...
With more than 1 billion users in 180 countries, WhatsApp is the world’s favorite messaging app. Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp in 2014 left privacy experts and security-conscious users concerned. After all, Facebook and its 3rd party apps were involved in multiple security breaches, resulting in thousands of users’ private information being leaked. However, WhatsApp have...
Here is the quick guide on how to pay anonymously Use TOR or other methods to hide IP address. When Bitcoin transactions are transmitted over TOR, there is no way to determine where they originated. Always use anonymous email addresses. Start a new Bitcoin address wallet for each transaction. Even when you might be tempted...
“Money back guarantee.” Three words that every consumer loves to hear. They offer a sense of security; the knowledge that, should the product or service your purchasing fall short of your expectations (or should you simply change your mind about wanting it) you have something to point to and say “but you said I’m entitled to...
How did the two of you become interested in the privacy world? Michael – Investigating cyber criminals can take quite a toll on a person. I became interested in privacy around 2002 when I discovered that any cyber sleuth could look up my home address in public online records. I immediately sought books such as...
So, you’ve decided to go with . Good choice! NordVPN is one of our favorites. It’s widely considered to be one of the best VPNs out there. While the $11.95/month price tag may seem high, NordVPN offers incredible promo deals – as long as you know how to get them. Nord’s system for applying the discounts...
Let’s be honest: “free” and  “VPN” is almost never a good combination. Sure, there are some exceptions, but Hola – which has put its users at risk repeatedly – is certainly not one of them. So here are 5 better – and safer – alternatives. Quick Guide: Free VPNs to Use Instead of Hola Expert Tip:...
If you have a Netflix account, you may have noticed your available content is limited to your country. Netflix content differs from region to region and watching shows from a different region than the one you’re in might seem impossible. This can be extremely frustrating if, for example, you are on vacation outside the US...
Looks like a load of mumbo jumbo? We’ll explain why creating a riddle of a password can protect you from all sorts of online predators. Before I began to investigate this subject more rigorously, I was quite baffled as to why anyone would want to hack into my online world. After all, I’m rather uninteresting;...