vpnMentor’s research team recently discovered a data leak of dating app JCrush’s database. Security researchers Noam Rotem and Ran Locar – key members of vpnMentor’s research team – discovered the breach, which exposed up to 200,000 users’ PII, preferences, and (sometimes explicit) private conversations within the JCrush app. JCrush is part of the Crush Mobile...
If you love to work on the move and take pride in finding the perfect co-working center, coffee shop, or other free wi-fi network, a good VPN (virtual private network) that protects your connection is an absolute must. One of the first things world travelers discover is that although it’s called the worldwide web, the...
Amit Bareket knows that consumers who want to browse the internet safely with VPN, like their systems fast, simple and easy. He and his co-founder Sagi Gidali began SaferVPN in 2013, and they now have 150 servers in more than two dozen locations around the world. Because SaferVPN has developed apps for Windows, Mac, iOS,...
Gmail is the most popular email service available today, but it’s far from the best. When you use Gmail, Google mines your contacts to find out about your presence on various social networks. Stealing your private information is just one of the many steps Google takes to invade your online privacy. Another way that Gmail does is this...
Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a breach in a database belonging to Autoclerk, a reservations management system owned by Best Western Hotels and Resorts Group. Connected to various travel and hospitality-related platforms online, the exposed database posed a risk to many parties. A few weeks prior to our team...
With Dave Peck, Nick Robinson and Peter Sagerson working on the VPN security you need for encrypting your transmitted data, you don’t have to worry about what’s “under the hood” of the products and services they provide at Cloak. Cloak users enjoy user friendly VPN that comes with honesty and integrity, and this interview with...
“You don’t understand,” said the soldier who sat next me, who was speaking into his phone. His hand was shaking. “They’re dangerous. Really dangerous. You need to find somewhere safe! Go to your mother, and call me as soon as you get there.” He hung up, and held the phone with both hands on his...
Dalil is the biggest phone directory in Saudi Arabia. With more than 5 million downloads, Dalil is the 13th most popular communications app in the Kingdom. For context, this is where Viber and Telegram rank in the US. 96% of its users are in Saudi Arabia; the remainder are in Egypt and other Arab countries....
Since establishing itself as the internet’s best search engine, Google has grown to have a hand in practically every web service. Google even offers its own VPN service. Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of Google Cloud VPN and to discover the best alternatives. In recent years, Google has become the...

How to Search Online Without Google

Guy Fawkes | Updated on 7th February 2020
Google is so popular that “Googling something” is a commonly used phrase. A lot of people use Google, but not all of them know they are being tracked – from your toilet paper preference to your favorite color – Google knows everything about you. It uses this data to customise the adverts you see when...