Are Advertisers Using Your Phones Microphone to Spy on You?

James Ashmore From our Perspective

Are advertisers using your microphone to spy on you? We’re all used to targeted advertising by now. If you Google a product, or read about a subject, you’re likely to get ads based on your preferences and search history. It’s a gray area morally, but at least they can be helpful occasionally. So while it’s annoying, we generally give consent for coies without much further thought. It’s a sad fact of life, but we’ve become desensitized to the ads. After all, nothing on the internet is completely free. However, accessing …

Connect Your DD-WRT Router To LiquidVPN

Nick Congleton Informative Internet Guides

DD-WRT is a great router operating system. It’s one of the few that supports OpenVPN. So, you can configure your DD-WRT router to connect to your LiquidVPN account. Then, every device connected to your router is also connected to the VPN. That’s pretty awesome. Plus, it’s perfect for home networks with lots of streaming devices. The process isn’t very complicated, thanks to the great tools provided by both LiquidVPN and DD-WRT. It’ll only take a few minutes, so get yourself ready to get started. Generate Your OpenVPN Configuration DD-WRT is …

Which Password Manager is Better LastPass or KeePass?

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

In a recent blog post about how to protect your on privacy and I got quite a bit of feedback on a free for the desktop app called LastPass that promises to work with any browser seamlessly and for a 12 dollar per year fee you can even set it up on your smartphones. Having to install unofficial ports of KeePass on my smartphone and tablet is something I always disliked about KeePass. So I decided to take LastPass for a spin and give you an honest comparison of the …

How To Protect Your Online Privacy 2017 – Desktop Web Browsers

Nick Congleton Informative Internet Guides

Think about how you use your computer. Most of the time, you have your web browser open, right? Web browsers are among the most commonly used applications across all devices. So, choosing the right one one is important. Browsers go deep. Desktop web browsers are than they appear to be. Browsers are massive programs written by huge teams of developers. In a way, they’re like a second operating system running on your computer. Web browsers need to be able to read and execute code. It’s a critical part of …

Top Five Reasons Online Privacy Has Become So Important

Chris Stobing Enemies of the Internet

In 2013 the world was rocked by a trove of classified documents that made their way into the public eye, packed with details covering the most comprehensive international surveillance program ever constructed in modern history. Leaked by none other than the now-infamous Edward Snowden, the Snowden Leaks uncovered a massive data-mining operation undertaken by the National Security Agency in the United States, and the GCHQ in Britain. This network was designed from the ground up to record as many phone calls, es, text messages and search queries as it could, …

How To Create A Free AWS VPN Server With Streisand On MacOS

James Ashmore At LiquidVPN, Informative Internet Guides

After Turkey had blocked access to social media in March 2014, Streisand was devised as a way to circumvent the government ban by providing secure encryption at minimal cost. It does so by allowing the user to set up a VPN via cloud services with minimal effort. If you want to keep your browsing history safe, encrypting the data is the safest way to do it. Setting up your own is a great option, and Streisand is the perfect tool for beginners and pro’s alike. The process is automated to allow …

How To Protect Your Online Privacy in 2017 – VPNs and Tor

David Cox Informative Internet Guides

VPN is and acronym for Virtual Private Network. VPNs virtualize a local network (LAN) over a distance. With a VPN computers in two locations work together like they are on one local network.   The business applications of VPNs are obvious. Employees in different offices can resources like they’re on one local network. The data travels through the Internet inside an encrypted VPN tunnel.   What does that have to to do with privacy?   Of course, this guide isn’t for business applications. When a computer connects to a …

How To Protect Your Online Privacy in 2017 – Introduction

Nick Congleton Informative Internet Guides

I think everyone will agree with me when I say: 2017 has been a ROUGH time for the Internet. On privacy is under attack from politicians, corporations, and criminals.  Cyber security threats are on the rise. Governments and large corporations are launching a full-scale assault on individual rights and privacy. The Internet we know and feels like it’s dead. Or is it? Thankfully, there are some simple steps you can take to protect your on privacy. This guide is here to help teach you how to fight for the Internet …

VPNs for Absolute Beginners – A Handy Privacy Guide

Geoff Walters Informative Internet Guides

On privacy has become a major topic of discussion in recent years. With ISPs tracking personal information and hackers constantly snooping for data, staying safe on the web is important than ever. There is a number of easy to use security solutions that help protect your privacy, the most reliable of which are virtual private networks. VPNs are safe, comprehensive, and inexpensive, and they’re not as complicated as they sound. ISPs and Your Data Every time you connect to the internet you send information through an internet service provider …

Netflix VPN Ban Disproportionally Targets Asian Users

Michael From our Perspective

Netflix, one of the biggest streaming services in the world, has always been applauded for its largely pro-customer approach. Ever since its launch, the entertainment company has allowed users to their login details with family and friends. In fact, they introduced a profile feature so that the content viewed by other users has no impact on the recommendations or viewing history of the primary r. Desiring Full Access They never cared about customers accessing Netflix from different parts of the globe. Who, in fact, for years, spoofed their actual …