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How Does Secure Socket Layer (SSL or TLS) Work?

The Secure Socket Layer, SSL for short, is a protocol by which many services that communicate over the Internet can do so in a secure fashion. Before we discuss how SSL works and what kinds ....

Researchers Find That Many Android VPNs Are Security Hazards, Reveal The Ten Worst Offenders

Security researchers tested 283 Android VPN apps and results showed that 38% of them contained some form of adware, malvertising, trojan, riskware, or spyware. Additionally, 67% featured at least one third-party tracking library and 82% ....

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.

How Unique And Trackable Is Your Browser?

Is your browser configuration rare or unique? If so, web sites may be able to track you, even if you limit or disable cookies. Panopticlick tests your browser to see how unique it is based ....

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 ....

How To: Protect Yourself From Firesheep With A VPN

A virtual private network (VPN) is the easiest way (other than avoiding unsecure Wi-Fi altogether) to prevent yourself from a Firesheep-powered attack. VPNs create a private tunnel through the public network, protecting the user from ....

▶ How To Setup OpenVPN On Android

How to setup OpenVPN connect on your Android device. VPNReactor swaps your ISP assigned IP address with an anonymous IP for you to have a safe and encrypted non-traceable connection between your Android and the ....

How To Hide Your Digital Identity From ISPs

There are many ways you can browse the Internet anonymously. For starters, you may try using a proxy server to conceal your real IP. It allows you to redirect your traffic through a different server ....

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 ....

How To Protect Your Online Privacy Post CISA

CISA or the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 allows the government and related agencies to gather personal and private information from companies about their users without acquiring a warrant. Here are some steps you ....

Updated Jul 10, 2020