Internet Privacy

Incognito mode: What does it protect you against?

Incognito mode also known as private browsing is a privacy and security feature implemented by most browsers that help in achieving some form of anonymity. When this mode is selected, the browser will not save your browsing history, cookies, and temporary files. Once you close the incognito window, all the collected information will be deleted. …

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Detecting and Getting Rid of Smartphone Spyware

Spywares are programs or apps that keep tabs on what someone is doing be it on their computer or smartphone. Depending on their usage, spyware can be helpful, for example when monitoring your kid’s online habits. But a large percentage of people and cybercriminals use these spy apps for malicious intents such as blackmail, eavesdropping and …

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Am I Anonymous when I use a VPN?

Internet surveillance and censorships are on the rise, with governments, ISPs, and other organizations always implementing new ways of monitoring internet users. Internet privacy is therefore slowly becoming a thing of the past, something that has seen many citizens result in the use of VPNs. Without a clear understanding of how VPN functions behind the …

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Here’s what you expose when connected to public WIFI

In this generation, there’s nothing more exciting than being connected to a free WIFI. With free WIFI, you can do almost anything that strains your data plan. Most people will use free WIFI even to check their bank accounts and other sensitive information. Free WIFI is mostly found in public places which are commonly referred …

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How to take care of your internet privacy and security

Recently there have been security and privacy breaches in giant tech companies. Unfortunately, the breaches affected not only the companies but also their users as well. Besides breaches, most of the time we aid cybercriminals in getting our personal information effortlessly. We are giving it to them freely, in other terms, we can say we …

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