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 …

Hide your ID online with Random User-Agent for Chrome
April 5, 2017 – 04:42 | Comments Off on Hide your ID online with Random User-Agent for Chrome
Hide your ID online with Random User-Agent for Chrome

Whenever you visit a website your browser hands over a user agent, a text string which tells the site about your browser, operating system, plugins and more.
This scheme was designed to help sites customise themselves …

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 …

Track & edit video objects with Sensarea
June 30, 2015 – 09:03 | Comments Off on Track & edit video objects with Sensarea
Track & edit video objects with Sensarea

Most video editors provide various effects you can apply to a movie, maybe tweaking its brightness, contrast or colours. But typically these filters work with the entire frame only, which seriously limits their usefulness.
Sensarea is …

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 …

NirSoft’s UserAssistView shows which programs are being launched on a PC
April 2, 2012 – 07:43 | Comments Off on NirSoft’s UserAssistView shows which programs are being launched on a PC
NirSoft’s UserAssistView shows which programs are being launched on a PC

If you need to check how your kids, employees or anyone else might be using a shared PC then you could install a complex parental controls or monitoring tool to record every detail.
Or, alternatively, you …

Your iPhone or iPad can track and store your every movement. We show you how.
April 21, 2011 – 10:16 | Comments Off on Your iPhone or iPad can track and store your every movement. We show you how.
Your iPhone or iPad can track and store your every movement. We show you how.

iPhones and iPads have been secretly tracking their owners every move, say security researchers, saving the resulting data to a file that’s transferred to their computer whenever the devices are synchronised.
The file contains latitude and …