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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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Tor-Network: Anonymous surfing according to the onion principle

Anyone surfing the Internet leaves behind traces of data that can be traced back to the user. Experts, therefore, recommend anonymizing tools that make traceability via the IP address impossible. How to use the Tor network to hide your IP address, read here. Who surfs, leaves traces When you surf the Internet, you are not …

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Setup a VPN: How it works

To set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN), you must first create a user account with a commercial VPN provider and specify how you want to pay the VPN access fees. In addition to the usual payment methods such as credit card, direct debit or bank transfer, many providers offer anonymous payment methods such as …

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Big Trouble in Little Data

‘Big data.’ ‘Metadata.’ ‘Raw data.’ B.J. Mendelson has a passion for privacy, so he created a book “Privacy” from his collection of essays on privacy protection.  This is an excerpt from the chapter entitled “Big Trouble in Little Data.”  We felt it was worth sharing. (@bjmendelson) Data processed by autonomous machines employing ‘machine learning.’ By …

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