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Find your own private Internet with Freenet

Find your own private Internet with Freenet

Like BitTorrent with websites, Freenet lets you communicate and share data anonymously with other privacy-conscious folks around the world.

05/31/2013

Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

Get your privacy ducks in a row with DuckDuckGo

If you haven't tried the excellent DuckDuckGo yet, now's the time to take this privacy-conscious search engine for a spin.

04/19/2013

Get ready for Facebook Graph Search

Get ready for Facebook Graph Search

Facebook is rolling out a new people search engine. Here’s how it works and how you can prepare.

03/01/2013

You Gotta Fight For Your Right To Privacy

Congressional lawmakers are fighting to protect your privacy rights, but they can’t do it alone. Here’s how you can help.

05/31/2011

Diaspora: An Antidote For Your Facebook Privacy Problems

If you’re concerned about the security of your personal data on Facebook, consider trying out an open-source alternative like Diaspora.

03/29/2011

Reliable Encryption for the Rest of Us

The useful free TrueCrypt download protects your private information with minimal fuss.

07/23/2010

Can You Really Trust Facebook?

The social network's privacy policy has come under scrutiny yet again. Is Facebook doing enough to guard your data?

06/19/2010

Poisoned PDFs? Here's Your Antidote

Embedded malware represents a new twist that makes PDF dangers even worse. We’ll show you how to stay safe.

05/23/2010

New Threat: Undetectable Facebook Scams

Your hard-earned security smarts may not be enough to identify rogue Facebook apps. But a little patience may help.

04/28/2010

Browser Fingerprints: A Big Privacy Threat

A new technique helps advertisers identify you online--without cookies, and with no easy way for you to fight back.

03/26/2010

Digital Thieves Dominate Data Breaches

Theft by hacking is now the top cause of companies’ reported data losses, but a few steps can mitigate the damage.

03/01/2010

Will Cloud Computing Kill Privacy?

Your private information should remain private regardless of where it might be. But you can’t count on that happening.

01/27/2010

Google’s Dashboard Approach to Privacy

Dashboard gathers privacy controls and settings for most Google services onto one page--but only for Google accounts.

12/18/2009

Keep Your Passwords Private--and Handy--With LastPass

An online airing of tens of thousands of stolen Webmail passwords suggests that it’s time to find extra protection.

11/23/2009

Are Flash Cookies Devouring Your Privacy?

Small Flash files can track your online movements, and they don’t vanish when you delete normal tracking cookies.

10/23/2009

Beware of Privacy-Policy Loopholes

Don't assume your personal data is safe just because a site promises you it won't share that information with third parties.

07/24/2009

Can Facebook Be Private?

Worried about privacy on Facebook? Here’s how to keep your personal information safe.

06/23/2009

Will New Tracker Tools for Your Cell Phone Give You Away?

Location-tracking apps for cell phones can be a privacy nightmare unless you take precautions.

03/27/2009

Public Greets Massive Data Breach With Collective Yawn

Crooks steal a huge trove of credit card data, but are we too burned out on such news to care?

02/09/2009

Extortion Manhunt Highlights Need for Privacy Controls

Threatened exposure of millions of personal records exposes flaws in our current system.

01/07/2009

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