The Five Best VPNs For Online Privacy

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We have some new recommendations for VPNs in our article: "An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools". In A Nutshell Using a VPN or "virtual private network" is the best way to make your internet activities private. If you want to browse the web privately or share files privately, a VPN will encrypt and redirect your connections anonymously. Also, if you make use of public WiFi connections, and want to ensure that hackers or others don't monitor your online activities, a VPN can make your … [Read more...]

An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools: Part 2

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This the second article in our series "An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools" (see the first part here). Install a VPN (Virtual Private Network) Using a VPN or "virtual private network" is the best way to make your internet activities private. Until recently, VPNs were mostly used by companies to secure their employee's network connections. There are now VPN services designed for personal use. When you are connected to a VPN, all the data leaving your computer is encrypted. This makes … [Read more...]

An Introduction To Online Privacy Tools: Part 1

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There are many reasons to seek privacy on the internet. These days, we have ISPs monitoring our connections, corporations tracking and consolidating our information across multiple websites. We have governments and other institutions routinely monitoring our internet activities. We have hackers, identity thieves and criminals attempting to access our computers and steal our personal information. Basically, internet privacy should be of interest to everyone. Even if you feel you have "nothing … [Read more...]