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Browsing While in Incognito Isn’t Protecting as Much as You Might Expect.

Many are already familiar with the feature in most browsers to “hide” your browsing history.  Chrome calls it “Incognito,” Edge named it “InPrivate” and Firefox calls it “Private Browsing Mode.”  But do you really know what you’re hiding and what you’re not? Originally introduced by Google in Chrome, the feature allowed a family or friends …

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Adware: Advertising and Viruses Through The Back Door

If the browser suddenly leads to piquant Internet pages, the favored search engine falters or unknown programs appear on the computer, so-called adware is usually involved. But these are only the harmless symptoms, there are much greater dangers. Many free programs either come with built-in advertising or more or less secretly try to install more …

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Malvertising: Harmful advertising

Advertising on the Internet is not only annoying, slows down the page layout and increases the data volume: Sometimes banners and pop-ups even cause real dangers – exactly when so-called malvertising attacks are used. In the childhood days of the Internet, publishers put content for which they had previously demanded good money at the kiosk …

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Cybergangsters Now Tap The Computing Power Of Computers

Cybergangsters are usually keen on credit card data or passwords, now they have their sights set on a new target: stealing computing power, so-called cryptojacking. Hundreds of millions of Internet users have already been affected. Find out what’s behind it and how you can protect yourself. Within a year, the price of the digital currency …

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Tips to Prevent Internet Threats

In the digital age, clever thieves no longer steal handbags or crack cars: they are targeting the data and money of Internet users. The number of people affected has increased, as has the amount of damage. Attackers today know many tricks to get data or money. From hijacked PCs redirecting Internet traffic to hackers, to …

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Spyware Warning: Web Trackers Are Spying on our Children on the Internet

Children and Internet?  Almost all parents are concerned about the dangers such as violence, bullying, and pornography on the web.  Safe alternatives suggest offers explicitly aimed at the young target audience, such as child-friendly sites for entertainment and educational sites.  Nobody expects anything terrible on these colorful, seemingly harmless pages.  But appearances are deceptive, as …

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