Posts tagged with "Tor"

How to Maximize Your Anonymity With a VPN

VPNs protect you by encrypting your data, but having one installed doesn’t necessarily make you anonymous. There’s a big difference between online privacy and online anonymity. If you’re reading this and believe that you’re completely anonymous online because you’re using a VPN, we’ve got some bad news for you. While they come close, VPNs don’t…

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An Easy Guide to Maintaining Anonymity and Privacy Online

Updated March 4, 2019 Among all the technologies that people use to maintain their online privacy, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and the Tor Network are the most popular, and rightly so. Not only do they prevent your ISP, your government and cybercriminals from monitoring your online traffic, they cloak your real identity from the websites…

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Advantages of Combining VPN and Tor

Updated March 2, 2019 Online privacy is something that internet users have to take very seriously following the ever-increasing news reports of hacking and invasion of privacy. Thankfully, there are a growing number of options for protecting your privacy online, even from your own internet service provider, beyond using a “private tab” on a browser.

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Why Tor Isn’t Secure

Tor has consistently been known as a safe way to access the internet when privacy is essential. Whistleblower Edward Snowdon famously used Tor aka The Onion Router when collecting top secret documents and leaking them. The project has relied on government grants for many years. In 2015, it was estimated that the U.S. government made…

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