Tag: tracking

Can private browsing be traced on the iPhone?

Private browsing is a helpful tool to hide your search history on many devices, including your iPhone. But have you ever wondered how much privacy the private window actually grants you? Let’s find out how effective Safari’s incognito mode is and how to enhance it. Contents What is private browsing? How to turn on private…
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August 6, 2023 0

VPN awareness in Hong Kong and Taiwan

Taiwan and Hong Kong have faced internet freedom and privacy challenges for years. With privacy reforms and restrictions imposed by mainland China, maintaining online privacy has been difficult. If you’re in Hong Kong or Taiwan, a VPN could help. But do people in Hong Kong and Taiwan use VPNs? Let’s unpack the results of a…
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June 29, 2023 0

What are zombie cookies, and can you block them?

Zombie cookies sound like something out of a horror comedy flick and for good reason. A zombie cookie is not your regular website cookie created to enhance user experience. These insidious third-party cookies can come back to life right after you delete them, just like the undead. So let’s look at how they work, how…
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June 28, 2023 0

How to track an IP address

Tracking an IP address can reveal information about a user and their location. In this article, we explain how to track IP address information, and how to prevent your IP address from being traced. What is an IP Address? Your IP address, or internet protocol address, is a string of numbers used to identify your…
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June 23, 2023 0

Tracking and tracing with MAC addresses

Every network interface controller has a media access control address (or MAC address) — a unique identifier consisting of 6 pairs of 2 hexadecimal digits. Because you need a network interface controller to connect, MAC addresses let others track you from network to network. Don’t be alarmed — here’s everything you need to know about…
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June 22, 2023 0

What does Facebook know about you?

Facebook may know more about you than the creepiest stalker could ever hope for. To make matters worse, this social media giant has failed to protect its user data over and over again. It’s time to discover what Facebook knows about you and take your privacy back. Contents How much does Facebook know about you?…
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June 8, 2023 0