Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads
December 6, 2017 – 10:08 | No Comment
Ghostery 8.0 introduces behavioural protection against trackers and intrusive ads

Cliqz has released Ghostery 8.0 for Chrome, as well as updates for Firefox and Opera users. The extension provides protection against tracking technologies and intrusive ads to boost browser privacy.
Version 8.0 implements a new heuristic …

Ghostery 6.0 for Firefox redesigns UI, syncs settings with other devices
February 23, 2016 – 08:57 | Comments Off on Ghostery 6.0 for Firefox redesigns UI, syncs settings with other devices
Ghostery 6.0 for Firefox redesigns UI, syncs settings with other devices

Anti-tracking company Ghostery has updated its Firefox add-on to version 6.0 in what the developer is calling “the most significant upgrade to Ghostery since its inception”.
The interface has been redesigned, with a new dashboard giving …

EFF’s Privacy Badger automatically blocks web trackers
August 12, 2014 – 05:15 | Comments Off on EFF’s Privacy Badger automatically blocks web trackers
EFF’s Privacy Badger automatically blocks web trackers

There are plenty of browser extensions around which try to block web trackers, but most have at least some issues: they’re complicated to set up, need custom configuration, use bulky blacklists, maybe there are some …

Protect your privacy with Self-Destructing Cookies for Firefox
May 20, 2014 – 08:27 | Comments Off on Protect your privacy with Self-Destructing Cookies for Firefox
Protect your privacy with Self-Destructing Cookies for Firefox

Self-Destructing Cookies is a Firefox add-on which does a great job of controlling cookie use, without any of the complexity you’ll see in other tools.
Install the add-on and it takes immediate effect, automatically deleting a …

Biscuit deletes unwanted Firefox cookies, keeps everything else
December 3, 2013 – 10:01 | Comments Off on Biscuit deletes unwanted Firefox cookies, keeps everything else
Biscuit deletes unwanted Firefox cookies, keeps everything else

If you’d like to preserve your online privacy then it can be a good idea to clear your Firefox cookies, but there’s usually a price to pay. Even if you’re careful, the chances are you’ll …

Easily block cookies, images, scripts and more with Chrome’s HTTP Switchboard
November 13, 2013 – 11:05 | Comments Off on Easily block cookies, images, scripts and more with Chrome’s HTTP Switchboard
Easily block cookies, images, scripts and more with Chrome’s HTTP Switchboard

Blocking unwanted web content – cookies, scripts, images – is a great way to speed up browsing and improve your security, and there are a host of browser extensions to help you get started. But …

Google Analytics Cookie Cruncher reveals even more about your online activities
December 4, 2012 – 09:33 | Comments Off on Google Analytics Cookie Cruncher reveals even more about your online activities
Google Analytics Cookie Cruncher reveals even more about your online activities

When you need to know more about the websites someone is visiting (you want to make sure your kids haven’t been straying on the darker side of the web, say) then checking their cookies has …

Disconnect for Chrome protects your privacy by blocking cookies and tracking
July 11, 2012 – 06:39 | Comments Off on Disconnect for Chrome protects your privacy by blocking cookies and tracking
Disconnect for Chrome protects your privacy by blocking cookies and tracking

There are some web sites for which it makes sense to use cookies. Online stores use them to keep your basket up to date and many sites use cookies to store usernames and password to …

Avoid sites tracking your internet activity with ShareMeNot for Chrome and Firefox
July 3, 2012 – 11:20 | Comments Off on Avoid sites tracking your internet activity with ShareMeNot for Chrome and Firefox
Avoid sites tracking your internet activity with ShareMeNot for Chrome and Firefox

Most people who have been using the internet for any length of time are only too aware that web sites are able to track your online activities by using cookies. This is information that is …

Downloadcrew Giveaway – a free copy of IObit Malware Fighter PRO worth $19.95!
December 24, 2011 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Downloadcrew Giveaway – a free copy of IObit Malware Fighter PRO worth $19.95!
Downloadcrew Giveaway – a free copy of IObit Malware Fighter PRO worth $19.95!

Today we are excited to bring you a free copy of IObit Malware Fighter PRO worth $19.95 to help keep your computer protected against malware in the New Year. But you’ll need to be quick – …