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How to protect your privacy in Windows 10

There has been some concern that Windows 10 gathers too much private information from users. Whether you think Microsoft's operating system crosses …

Windows 10

How to completely delete Facebook from your life

Buh-bye, Facebook. It's been real.<p>So you've had it with endless scrolling through the News Feed, notifications that wake you up in the middle of the …

Social Media

How to Stop Facebook From Sharing Your Data

What kind of information are you giving to Facebook, and whom is it being shared with?<p>The information was handed over to the firm in 2014 through a …

How To: The Top 80+ Websites Available in the Tor Network

There are nearly 100,000 unique .onion addresses for hidden services online with over two million people using Tor every single day. Join me as I …

Privacy

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, …

Google

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

Google

Gmail might add a simple feature everybody wants

Gmail got a lot of awesome new features during its recent redesign, but there’s a big one that’s still missing. Email scheduling has never been an option for those who choose Google as their email provider — at least not without the help of a third-party service.<p>But that could soon change.<p>Email …

Google

Highly Sophisticated Parasite RAT Emerges on the Dark Web

This brand-new RAT represents the latest escalation in an ongoing malware arms race that extends even to commodity malware.

Cybersecurity

My deep dive into one of the largest dark web hacking forums | Dylan Curran

It’s fascinating to see how this community works together to take down 'western' systems and divulge chaos and profit from it<p>The darknet (or dark web) is one of the most fascinating vestiges of humanity we’ve ever seen. It’s an aggregated swamp of all the darkest aspects of internet activity – …

Social Issues

Once again, Zuckerberg shows he doesn't care about users' privacy

Once again, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying his dirty tricks, unabashedly so. Our privacy just doesn't matter to him. In the latest …

Apps

Undercover footage exposes the seriously disturbing way Facebook moderates content

Facebook has come under fire after a UK documentary exposed some of the disturbing practices at a company responsible for moderating its …

Social Media

Facebook wants to own your face. Here’s why that’s a privacy disaster

<i>(in)Secure is a weekly column that dives into the rapidly escalating topic of cybersecurity.</i><p>Scanning your face is easier than remembering a password, …

Privacy on Facebook and Google is 'like holding a gun to your head'

Vesselin Popov and his team at the University of Cambridge Psychometrics Centre have found themselves embroiled in one of the year’s biggest news …

Cambridge Analytica

So what is a VPN, and why should you care?

Security and privacy on the Internet is a big issue these days. We keep a lot of personal information on our phones and computers after all. If privacy is important to you, we really recommend considering a Virtual Private Network (VPN). But what is a VPN exactly? Good question.<p><i>Read Next:</i> How to …

Information Systems

What Your Web Browser's Incognito Mode Really Does

You don’t have to be a computer whiz to grasp the value of private web browsing. At a time when consumers are worried about the data Facebook and …

7 Essential Privacy Tips for When You Travel

American travelers took 2.25 billion domestic trips and 87.7 million international trips in 2017, according to statistics from the U.S. Travel …

How to Delete Yourself From the Internet

You may think your internet usage is completely private, but any time you access a website, sign up for an account, purchase a product, post a message, or browse search engine results, you’re sharing something about yourself. If you find this troubling, you may want to learn more about how you can …

You’ll never read Facebook’s new data policy, so we did it for you

How does Facebook work with governments and law enforcement?<p>Facebook will hand over your account information if requested via search warrant, court …

13 Tricks and Tips to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

It’s hard to imagine life without Google Maps. Memorizing routes and printing out driving directions seems like a distant memory in a world where a …

How To Avoid 8 Travel Scams That Are Costing You Serious Money

With 500 online hotel bookings happening every minute, technology is transforming the way people book travel — but it’s also creating real problems. Travel fraud is on the rise, with one in four consumers being scammed , according to recent research from the American Hotel and Lodging Association …

Identity Theft

Google Maps goes beyond directions

Google today announced a new version of Google Maps that will launch later this summer. All of the core Google Maps features for getting directions aren’t going away, of course, but on top of that, the team has now built a new set of features that are all about exploration.<p>“About a year ago, when …

Google Maps

Google makes it easier to delete the search, browsing and viewing history it keeps on you

Google is making it easier to see the search, browsing and YouTube viewing history it keeps on you, to delete any items you don’t want included, and to stop the company from logging your activity in future …<p>It’s doing this to comply with new European privacy regulations, known as the General Data …

Windows 10 April 2018 Update reportedly breaking some critical PC features

Both third party and Microsoft-built apps have stopped working on some machines.<p>The Windows 10 April update is breaking some critical PC features, …

5 ways Edge is better with Windows 10 April 2018 Update

In addition to introducing a number of new features, hidden gems and new and useful privacy settings, the Windows 10 April 2018 Update adds a fresh coat of paint to Microsoft's web browser. You'll see Microsoft's Fluent Design in Edge's title bar, where it now offers a pleasing translucent effect …

How to free up disk space after updating to Windows 10 April 2018 Update

Feeling a bit constricted after upgrading to Windows 10 April 2018 Update? If you are on a laptop or Windows tablet with a smallish hard drive, then you might be running low on disk space after installing the latest version of Windows. And that's because Windows keeps previous versions around after …

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and the new privacy settings.<p>Check for updates<p>Microsoft releases a …

5 tips to prepare your PC for Windows 10 April 2018 Update

The next big version of Microsoft's PC operating system is imminent. Windows 10 April 2018 Update -- previously known as Windows 10 Spring Creators Update -- becomes officially available for download on April 30, and is a free update available to all current Windows 10 users. Before the April 2018 …

5 Ways to Check Who Is Tracking You Online

How much do you love online content? So much you pay for everything you can? Or do you, like the overwhelming majority of internet users, accept …

Windows 10's most boring update is actually its best

Windows 10 April 2018 Update<p>$Free (for Windows users); $119 (Windows Home license)<p>View Product<p>The Good<p>Windows 10 is mature and refined • Timeline is …