1. Spawn

    Privacy Alert Facebook still tracks you, even if you Deactivate your account

    Quoted from: Facebook actively tracks users with disabled accounts Facebook tracks users with disabled accounts as if the account were active. The social network doesn’t mention this practice in its data policy. Facebook states that disabling accounts is meant to be used to hide their accounts...
  2. Spawn

    Q&A Should I be worried about installing Epic Game Store on PC?

    Q&A: Should I be worried about installing the Epic Game Store on PC? Earlier this week, I found this: reddit - Epic Game Store, Spyware, Tracking, and You! post. Later this was posted by Polygon: The fury over the Epic Games Store, explained I'm not unsure what to think of the "Conspiracy...
  3. Jake Miguel

    Discuss Invasion of Privacy Incidents: If Diana was spied upon, so can YOU!

    Here is a quick breakdown of countries in each of the Eyes alliance that are an enemy of the internet: 5 Eyes: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand 9 Eyes: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Norway 14 Eyes...
  4. oldschool

    Web California's Digital Dividend Would Let Consumers Share Billions

    "California Governor Gavin Newsom proposed a “digital dividend” that would let consumers share in the billions of dollars made by technology companies in the most populous U.S. state. In his 'State of the State” speech on Tuesday, Newsom said California is proud to be home to tech firms. But...
  5. J

    Q&A Is Tor good for anonymity?

    I installed TOR latest version today and checked my anonymity with 'whoer.net'. It was showing 40% anonymity!!! How is this possible?
  6. crezz

    Q&A O&O Shutup10 - is this free software worth using to improve privacy?

    I recently discovered some free software by O&O called "Shutup10". I understand that it provides an easy way to improve privacy in Windows 10, including those which are not easily contolled under the standard Windows settings options. My questions are... Has anyone used this ? Would people...
  7. Windows_Security

    Q&A Which FREE Windows 10 privacy tool are you using and why do you like it so much?

    Forum members, I have a question Tools like O & O shutup, W10Privacy, DisableWinTracking, PrivacyRepairer, Private Winten promise the user to take back some control over Microsoft's telemetry data gathering machine. Since I will be installing Windows10Pro soon on my desktop, I am interested to...
  8. Jake Miguel

    On Sale! NORD VPN Black Friday Deal 2018

    Nord VPN is on 75% discount. Lowest price $2.99 per month. Avail it at Nord VPN Black Friday Deal.
  9. K

    Privacy Alert Top VPNs sharing data on users with Facebook – Again!

    The ghost of Facebook pixel tracking on VPN websites is back! Running a VPN service has a lot to do with building trust. Most of us are not really aware of what happens online, behind the binary shroud. We don’t know when we’re being tracked or where that data ends up going. That’s why trust is...
  10. Thales

    Q&A Do you use Bitcoin?

    Hi, I would like to ask you about the Bitcoin. Do you use it or not? Pro and Con. Tell us what you think about it!
  11. Spawn

    Facebook Facebook's Patent to Spy on Users; explained

    A patent application filed by the Menlo Park-based company details a convoluted process to trigger users' devices to record the ambient audio surrounding them — be that your conversation or the sounds in your bedroom — and then send some form of data based on that recording back to the company.
  12. Spawn

    Microsoft Outlook app allows users to Block External Images

    Quoted: "Microsoft Outlook has gained the option to block external images in emails. While this might seem like a minor tweak, it can be helpful for privacy-minded users, as images can be used to track whether emails have been read — valuable information for spammers. Here's the changelog...
  13. Spawn

    Google New Ads Personalisation Settings rolled out, it's worth a look!

    Google has launched a revamped ad settings page, helping users understand and control how ads target them. Quoted source: How to control the ads you see with Google's new ad personalization settings From the web: Google's new Ad Settings show how dumb targeted ads still are Google Blog...
  14. Lord Ami

    Q&A d!talk 'Data Is The New Oil' - Mikko Hyppönen, F-Secure

    CEBIT d!talk | 12.06.2018 | Keynote "Data Is The New Oil - The Internet revolution already started years ago and it isn't over yet", Mikko Hyppönen, Chief Research Officer, F-Secure Good and interesting talk.
  15. Cerberus

    Extension PlusPrivacy

    "PlusPrivacy is an open source service for protecting yourself from a variety of threats to your privacy online. It will enable you to control the privacy settings in your social network account, hide your email identity, block ads, trackers and malware and prevent unwanted apps and browser...
  16. Spawn

    Apple Telegram CEO claims updates are blocked by Apple

    Source: Durov's Channel Last update for iOS (Telegram Messenger) - Telegram Messenger on the App Store Last update for Android (Telegram Messenger) - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.telegram.messenger
  17. CyberTech

    Update CCleaner 5.42.6499

    CCleaner 5.42.6499 CCleaner is a freeware system optimization, privacy and cleaning tool. It removes unused files from your system - allowing Windows to run faster and freeing up valuable hard disk space. It also cleans traces of your online activities such as your Internet history...
  18. CyberTech

    Extension Privacy Possum is Privacy Badger on Steroids

    Privacy Possum is Privacy Badger on Steroids Privacy Possum is a new open source browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browser by a former developer of the EFF's Privacy Badger extension. The extension focuses on blocking data that companies may use to track you...
  19. CyberTech

    Facebook WhatsApp CEO quits Facebook; Privacy Concerns & Weaker Encryption

    WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum is leaving Facebook after clashing over data privacy The messaging app’s CEO pushed back against Facebook’s approach to user data, advertising, and encryption WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum is leaving the company amid arguments with parent company Facebook...
  20. CyberTech

    Unlimited Giveaway Steganos Privacy Suite 18

    April 30,2018: Steganos Privacy Suite 18,Comss1 giveaway is available again! GP: Steganos Privacy Suite 18 - бе лиия (use Google translate page) copy link to The site then click (Button Translate) Registration: Steganos Software GmbH Download: http://file.steganos.com/software/sss18int.exe...