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Information Technology Privacy and Security Tips to help educate and prepare you online.
If you want Google Chrome to give you instant search results, you can enable this groovy feature that is otherwise turned off. But, this service comes at a high cost to your privacy.
Would you be okay with someone stalking you online? It sounds creepy. Yet, this is something that over 600 companies do to users all over the internet on a daily basis. Here’s a free Browser plugin that can do something about it.
Back in January Google started automatically personalizing search results for everybody. If you’re annoyed by this “helpful feature” we have you covered. Here’s four ways to eliminate personalized Google search results.
Search engines are the frontline of privacy loss on the Internet. In fact, many track you even when you aren’t using them. But you don’t have to allow it, and one of the easiest ways to avoid being tracked is by using a search engine that doesn’t track you. Here’s my top three picks.
In this day and age of Malware bots and 0 day exploits, adding two factor authentication to your email accounts is no longer optional in my opinion. Here’s the simple process for enabling Google’s 2-Step Verification feature to your account.
If you use Youtube on regular basis, you should know that it saves your search history. However, if you are concerned about your privacy and don’t want others to find out what you searched on YouTube, its better to erase it. Here’s how you can do it.
Just when you thought the US congress was done trying to legislate our Internet with bills like SOPA and PIPA, they’re at it again. This time it’s Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Will they not stop this madness until they have complete government control over the Internet?
Recently Twitter agreed to stop tracking its users if they enable the proper settings in their browsers called “Do Not Track”. Here’s how to enable them for the most common browsers.
Twitter Twitter recently announced it will support the Do Not Track (DNT) initiative by honoring requests from Twitter users who do not want their online behavior recorded. Here’s how to enable the new feature.
Facebook has close to a billion users. If you don’t want to be contacted or friend requested by those you don’t know, here’s how you can take a pro-active approach to your privacy.
Google seems hell bent on getting my phone number. Will it ever end?
If you don’t want anyone to find out what you have downloaded, and are concerned about your privacy, you can disable Download Manager in few simple steps.
Looking to secure your web browsing? Chrome has a built-in feature to disable plugins from automatically running. Here’s how to enable it.