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Email Providers

A secure and encrypted email service provider that respects your privacy, supports end-to-end encryption, collects little amount of metadata, is a must-have for a secure communication online. Email privacy is quintessential to protect your privacy & security online. While many communication methods have somewhat replaced email, most people still have and use at least one email account. Most […]

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Metadata Removal Tools

Metadata matters! Your metadata is just as important as the actual data, even a tiny sample of your metadata can provide exorbitant amount of intimate data about your personal life. People usually don’t care a whole lot about metadata in general, and those who collect or demand access to metadata like the government and corporations […]

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Messaging Apps

A secure instant messaging app is a must for anyone looking to have a private conversation. I recommend using instant messaging apps that are open source, support end-to-end encryption, and have good privacy policy. Ultimately, saying that you don’t care about privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different from saying you don’t […]

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Google Alternatives

Google makes some of the best software and services, and make them available for either free or at pretty competitive prices, but it all comes at the cost of your privacy, after all just like Facebook, it has a business model that’s built on surveillance.  In 2019, Google made over $162 billion in revenue. Just about […]

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DNS Resolvers

Your DNS queries, which make the internet work for you are prone to security exploits like DNS hijacking, man-in-the-middle attacks, and pose privacy risks, as they are being monitored by your DNS provider. By default, your devices are configured to use the DNS resolver provided by your ISP aka Internet Service Provider — which not […]

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Password Managers

Your online accounts are prone to attacks by hackers and other adversaries, from database breaches, software exploits, social engineering, etc. Most people tend to use the same weak password for their accounts due to Password fatigue, which makes them vulnerable to Brute force and Dictionary attacks. Strong, unique passwords are the key to keeping your […]

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Search Engines

Search Engines like Google have made finding things on the internet exponentially easier — you can find pretty much anything from web pages, images, videos, software, and much more with just a click. However, this convenience usually comes with a cost of privacy, as the search engine giants like Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex are basically […]

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Browser Add-ons

Browser add-ons or extension are basically a small piece of software that can be used to customize your web browser, including user interface modifications, password management, ad blocking, cookie management, and so much more. There are lots of browser add-ons available for your browser, be it Google’s Chrome, Apple’s Safari, Microsoft’s Edge or Mozilla’s Firefox. Most people have a favorite […]

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Web Browsers

You should use a secure browser that protects your privacy, and keep your personal data secure. Most browsers don’t come with all the bells and whistles to protect your privacy online. Modern web browsers are complex programs with JavaScript and Browser engines — Apple, Google, and Mozilla have created their engines to render web pages: Companies Browser […]

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Firefox Privacy & Security

Mozilla Firefox is hands-down your best bet when it comes to privacy and security — It is fast, secure, open source, and is powered by an organization that actually cares about internet privacy and security. Firefox runs on Gecko engine unlike the Blink engine, so you will be supporting the open internet from Google’s monopoly. […]