Disconnect is an extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox that prevents sites like Digg, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Yahoo, and more from tracking you.
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Information Technology Privacy and Security Tips to help educate and prepare you online.
Websites use various types of tracking to deliver ads based on browsing and your physical location. Internet Explorer 10 allows you to disable physical location tracking.
OpenDNS is a free, easy-to-implement service that lets you block websites individually or by category (social networking, pornography, phishing). Protect your kids’ innocence and your employees’ productivity in about 20 minutes!
Google Takeout has become even more useful by allowing users to export Google+ and Blogger data to their computers. This is perfect if you live in Google and want backups of your data.
When you first setup an Android phone Google asks to enable access to your location data over Wi-Fi and wireless networks. If you’d rather keep your location private, just follow this groovyPost.
No matter what type of online business or service you run, you need to ensure private data is secure with HTTPS and SSL certificates. Here’s our complete guide.
Facebook is testing a new service that charges its user to send messages to strangers. The move could potentially increase the amount of spam in your inbox.
If you’re done with Instagram’s confusing new terms of service, it might be worth deleting your account and move elsewhere. Just back up your photos first!
Instagram has notified users that it plans to cash in on the photos being uploaded to the service. Here’s what you need to know about your photos and data.
Google Chrome is the latest browser to add the Do Not Track (DNT) feature in a recent update. Here’s how to enable it to add more privacy and security.
In Firefox, sometimes you just need to delete the cookies for a single site. Here’s an easy to use feature in the browser that allows you to do it.
With iOS 6, Apple has taken the liberty of opting you into adv tracking. Not keen on the idea of automatically being opted into ad tracking? Turn it off.
Microsoft isn’t the first company to collect data about its customers using the programs it charges money for. While it’s a company with seemingly good intentions, you don’t have to take their word for it if you don’t want to.
LastPass offers a vault that remembers and stores all of your account passwords and credentials across online services you use. Being that this is critical information, you should enable Two Step Authentication to keep it safe.