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SSL Web Proxy Circumvents Website Blockers and Sidesteps Government Surveillance

idcloak Technologies is announcing the release of its SSL web proxy, giving users access to blocked websites such as Facebook and YouTube. Users also avoid the risk of having their unblocking activity observed by filters ....

7 Completely Free VPN Services To Protect Your Privacy

A VPN allows you to connect your machine to a virtual network which in turn encrypts the data you send, hiding everything from the public domain. A good VPN will keep no records of your ....

VPNs Are Using Fake Server Locations

Do VPNs really have all the servers they claim in exotic locations all over the world? In many cases, the answer is no. In this article we’ll take a deep dive into the topic of ....

256-bit AES Encryption for SSL and TLS: Maximal Security

This article discusses the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), its role in SSL, which web browsers and email programs support it, how you can make sure that you only use 256-bit AES encryption of all secure ....

Proxy + Privacy Browser For Anonymous Surfing Of Blocked Websites On Android

An Android app called Proxy + Privacy Browser lets you access banned websites on your mobile smartphone. Virtually any site can be unblocked, including many social networking sites, web hosting services, blogging platforms, entertainment sites, ....

HTTPS Everywhere - Browser Extension For Secure Web Browsing

HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox and Chrome extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure. HTTPS Everywhere can protect you only when you're using sites that support HTTPS and ....

What is 256 Bit TLS/SSL Encryption?

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that allow client-server applications to communicate across a network in a way designed to prevent eavesdropping and tampering.

What Is A Virtual Private Network (VPN)?

Using a VPN makes it difficult for anyone to identify and track what you do on the internet. Your traffic is encrypted until it reaches the VPN server at the other end of the VPN ....

Tor, VPN And How To Be Anonymous On The Internet

TOR is an acronym for The Onion Router. An “onion router” is a hacker term for a shifting network of servers that can be used to disguise the origin of online communications. TOR is a ....

Your Web Browsing Is Less Anonymous Than You Think

The EFF offers several solutions that will help prevent Web browser fingerprinting. Use TorButton when accessing the Tor network. It changes the transmitted information to non-identifying values. Use NoScript, as it blocks Web sites from ....

Updated Aug 7, 2020