February 22, 2019

HTTPS vs VPN: Why You Need a VPN If HTTPS Is Secure

HTTPS vs VPN; they are two different things but both serve the purpose of your Internet protection. In fact, both should be used together when surfing the web as they cannot be substituted for one another.   HTTPS HTTPS also stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure. You can tell when a website is […]
November 5, 2018

5 VPN Scams To Avoid That People Fall For

Picking a VPN provider can seem like a formidable task; be it whether you are a newbie who is not familiar with the ins and outs of VPN features, or if you are a veteran privacy advocate. How do you know which VPN scams to avoid on the market? And which VPN provider […]
August 27, 2018

3 Ways To Test Links Before Clicking On Them

Suspicious links can be detrimental to your PC, tablet or smartphone when you click on them unaware and they turn out to be malicious. Malware, viruses and all kinds of phishing scams prey off victims who click on links unknowingly. Now you may be thinking: “But I’ll never be as silly to click […]
July 10, 2018

3 Reasons Why the “Nothing to Hide” Argument is Invalid for Privacy

Would you ever find yourself saying, “I do not need to care about locking my bathroom door because I have nothing to hide while I poop”? Probably not. And yet, similarly, there are netizens out there still believing that privacy online is not a great deal of importance since you have “nothing to […]
May 11, 2018

Who is Watching You Online?

As you surf the Internet, post a Facebook status, go online shopping, or open up your emails, more information is being collected about you than ever before. Your digital footprints are creating a profile on your Big Data, which can be traced back to your identity. Have you ever wondered though: who exactly […]
March 16, 2018

5 Benefits of a Paid VPN Service Over a Free VPN

With tons of free Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) readily downloadable off the Internet or on your smartphone, why would anyone want to pay for a VPN service when you could get one for free, right? Have you ever given it a thought on how free VPN companies are sustaining a business when they […]
January 31, 2018

What are PGP Keys? – A Basic Beginner’s Guide on How It Works

PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is an encryption program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP was developed by Phil Zimmermann in 1991. Essentially, PGP is used for data encryption and digital signatures. PGP is used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, emails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to […]
January 25, 2018

10 Best Tips Anyone Can Use to Stay Anonymous Online

You do not have to be a James Bond secret-agent type, or a black hat hacker; we have all surely done things online where the merit of online anonymity would have been a great value to us. We have plenty of good reasons to care about our privacy and security online, considering how […]