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Why job seekers should keep their social media accounts private

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Why job seekers should keep their social media accounts private...

By Heather Parry

Imagine you’re applying for a job. You write up a...

How to keep your Facebook account as private as possible

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How to keep your Facebook account as private as possible...

By Heather Parry

Social media is one of the areas in which we are...

How to protect your information while online dating

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How to protect your information while online dating

By Heather Parry

For those amongst us who haven’t yet found our perfect...

How to protect yourself from online dating fraud

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How to protect yourself from online dating fraud

By Heather Parry

Fraud doesn’t always take the form you expect. It’s not all...

How posting selfies can get you hacked

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How posting selfies can get you hacked

By Heather Parry

Love them or loathe them, selfies are here to stay....

How to stay protected while using public wifi

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How to stay protected while using public wifi

By Heather Parry

Public wifi gets us all through the day. Whether we’re waiting...

Protecting all your devices with SurfEasy VPN

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Protecting all your devices with SurfEasy VPN

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy we know that modern life extends beyond...

How to secure your Gmail account

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How to secure your Gmail account

By Heather Parry

These days, we all use Gmail. Your mum uses Gmail....

Are your social media profiles as private as they can be?

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Are your social media profiles as private as they can...

By Heather Parry

 

The fight for the future of encryption

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The fight for the future of encryption

By Heather Parry

2016 has, so far, been a year of marked tension...

Why is it important to protect your IP address?

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Why is it important to protect your IP address?

By Heather Parry

One of the many benefits of using a VPN provider...

Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Isn't as Secure as You Think

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Why In-Flight Wi-Fi Isn't as Secure as You Think

By Heather Parry

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How to Make Yourself Anonymous Online

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How to Make Yourself Anonymous Online

By Heather Parry

It seems these days that every time you open a...

Why Tim Cook is standing up for encryption

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Why Tim Cook is standing up for encryption

By Heather Parry

This week, Tim Cook called on President Obama to stop...

How the censorship of social media affects you, and why we're fighting against it.

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How the censorship of social media affects you, and why...

By Heather Parry

When you talk about censorship, what are you usually thinking...

How to protect your privacy online with SurfEasy's Mac VPN

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How to protect your privacy online with SurfEasy's Mac VPN...

By Heather Parry

Apple have turned computing into a joyous experience these days....

Why you need SurfEasy VPN for Android

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Why you need SurfEasy VPN for Android

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy, we love Android. We love the slick...

Why SurfEasy VPN is a no-log network

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Why SurfEasy VPN is a no-log network

By Heather Parry

Here at SurfEasy, we’re big believers in accountability – especially...

Why you need Ad Tracker Blocking

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Why you need Ad Tracker Blocking

By Heather Parry

There’s nothing more annoying than when an overzealous sales assistant follows...

What's wrong with a free VPN?

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What's wrong with a free VPN?

By Heather Parry

There are a lot of VPNs out there these days....

Why You Should Know Who Your VPN Provider Really Is

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Why You Should Know Who Your VPN Provider Really Is...

By Heather Parry

The Redditors amongst you might have noticed the SurfEasy name...

The UN states that encryption and anonymity are basic human rights

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The UN states that encryption and anonymity are basic human...

By Heather Parry

Last week, a United Nations report finally said what many...

US surveillance powers expire as the Senate fails to reach a deal on the Patriot Act

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US surveillance powers expire as the Senate fails to reach...

By Heather Parry

This weekend, three controversial parts of the Patriot Act expired...

An employee's right to privacy – does it still exist?

Privacy

An employee's right to privacy – does it still exist?...

By Heather Parry

Two weeks ago, a story came to light that threw...

Canada's new anti-terror law – and what it means for privacy

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Canada's new anti-terror law – and what it means for...

By Heather Parry

Last week, a new anti-terror bill passed through Canada’s House...

Why the NSA-proof messenger app is no more

Online Freedom

Why the NSA-proof messenger app is no more

By Heather Parry

Privacy advocates who’ve been waiting patiently for news of Hemlis,...

Why Twitter has moved its non-US accounts away from the US and the NSA

Online Freedom

Why Twitter has moved its non-US accounts away from the...

By Heather Parry

Last week, Twitter updated its privacy policy.

How Brazil is taking the internet into its own hands

Online Freedom

How Brazil is taking the internet into its own hands...

By Heather Parry

There’s a huge new communications project taking place right now...

CISPA’s successor and why you should be worried about it

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CISPA’s successor and why you should be worried about it...

By Heather Parry

As you might have seen in last week’s This Week...

Florida attempts to outlaw anonymous websites

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Florida attempts to outlaw anonymous websites

By Heather Parry

This week, Florida state legislature is considering one of the...

Barbie, the Internet of Things and what they mean for your privacy

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Barbie, the Internet of Things and what they mean for...

By Heather Parry

Barbie and the Internet of Things might not, at first,...

Are Google changing their position on privacy?

Privacy

Are Google changing their position on privacy?

By Heather Parry

Google’s original motto, “Don’t be evil”, hasn’t exactly seemed to...

Is privacy really dead?

Privacy

Is privacy really dead?

By Heather Parry

This month, Wired.com published an article instructing us all to...

Is the first of Obama's Big Data Privacy bills about to make it through Congress?

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Is the first of Obama's Big Data Privacy bills about...

By Heather Parry

In a rare piece of good news in the privacy...

Humans 3.0 and the Future of Privacy

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Humans 3.0 and the Future of Privacy

By Heather Parry

This week at SurfEasy HQ, we’ve been pouring over Humans 3.0:...

Our Values: Privacy is a Human Right

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Our Values: Privacy is a Human Right

By Heather Parry

The last year has been a particularly difficult one for...

Why your browser's privacy mode won't keep you safe

Privacy

Why your browser's privacy mode won't keep you safe

By Heather Parry

Whether you’re buying a present for a partner, booking a...

How to protect your search history with a VPN

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How to protect your search history with a VPN

By Heather Parry

It’s not something that we often consider, but our online...

A Year in Privacy: How did we do in 2014?

Online Freedom

A Year in Privacy: How did we do in 2014?...

By Heather Parry

On Christmas Eve, the Electronic Frontier Foundation released their report...

3 reasons to invest in your privacy in 2015

Online Freedom

3 reasons to invest in your privacy in 2015

By Heather Parry

As this eventful year winds to a close, no doubt...

Web Index shows internet surveillance is on the rise

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Web Index shows internet surveillance is on the rise

By Heather Parry

This week, the World Wide Web Foundation released its annual...

Why the Facebook privacy notice is useless, and how to really protect your privacy online

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Why the Facebook privacy notice is useless, and how to...

By Heather Parry

It seems that internet users are increasingly worried about their...

SurfEasy VPN can protect you from the UK's invasive security bill

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SurfEasy VPN can protect you from the UK's invasive security...

By Heather Parry

This week, UK Home Secretary Theresa May unveiled plans for...

SurfEasy VPN can protect you against Verizon and its creepy supercookies

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SurfEasy VPN can protect you against Verizon and its creepy...

By Heather Parry

This week, the Electronic Frontier Foundation stated that VPNs can...

Privacy by Design: SurfEasy partners with BitPay to accept bitcoin

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Privacy by Design: SurfEasy partners with BitPay to accept bitcoin...

By Heather Parry

We are thrilled to announce that SurfEasy is teaming up...

Why new social media site Ello isn’t as private as you think

Privacy

Why new social media site Ello isn’t as private as...

By Heather Parry

You might have already seen the little smiley-face logo appearing...

Will the new Apple Watch be secure, or are we simply giving away more of our information?

Privacy

Will the new Apple Watch be secure, or are we...

By Heather Parry

If you weren’t one of the (approximately) one billion people...

Are there pro-privacy spies inside the NSA?

Privacy

Are there pro-privacy spies inside the NSA?

By Heather Parry

Last week a Tor developer claimed that NSA and GCHQ...

How do I stop Facebook selling my browser data?

Privacy

How do I stop Facebook selling my browser data?

By Heather Parry

Last week, Facebook announced the launch of a new advertising...

4 privacy-protecting search engine alternatives

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4 privacy-protecting search engine alternatives

By Heather Parry

This week, Google overtook Apple to become the world’s most...

3 Ways to See How Much You’re Really Sharing Online

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3 Ways to See How Much You’re Really Sharing Online...

By Heather Parry

Social media encourages us to share our information in a...

Which countries spy on social media?

Online Freedom

Which countries spy on social media?

By Heather Parry

It’s very likely that anyone who feels like it could...

5 apps that share your information

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5 apps that share your information

By Heather Parry

As consumers, we have been incredibly spoiled by the wealth...

Online security: Which countries are the safest online?

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Online security: Which countries are the safest online?

By Heather Parry

All over the world, paranoia about online security has skyrocketed...

Tim Berners-Lee: We need a Magna Carta for the internet

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Tim Berners-Lee: We need a Magna Carta for the internet...

By Heather Parry

Last week, inventor of the world wide web and former...

Are your WhatsApp messages really private?

Privacy

Are your WhatsApp messages really private?

By Heather Parry

Security issues seem to follow Facebook around like a bad...

Does your phone metadata betray your personal information?

Privacy

Does your phone metadata betray your personal information?

By Heather Parry

A study at Stanford University this week confirmed that phone...

Happy Birthday World Wide Web: The Net at 25

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Happy Birthday World Wide Web: The Net at 25

By Heather Parry

25 years ago this week, Tim Berners-Lee, a British Scientist...

Could an undersea cable to Europe help Brazil maintain net neutrality?

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Could an undersea cable to Europe help Brazil maintain net...

By Heather Parry

Net neutrality has been one of the hot topics of...

You can finally block other users on LinkedIn. But is it enough?

Privacy

You can finally block other users on LinkedIn. But is...

By Heather Parry

Social media users have long been plagued with the issue...

Apple's SSL Vulnerability: Are your iOS / OS X devices safe?

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Apple's SSL Vulnerability: Are your iOS / OS X devices...

By Heather Parry

In the last week or so, Apple has been experiencing...

Can Net Neutrality be Saved?

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Can Net Neutrality be Saved?

By Heather Parry

As you might recall if you read our blog post...

How Governments use Internet Surveillance to Control Populations

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How Governments use Internet Surveillance to Control Populations

By Heather Parry

As of the time of writing, there are currently two...

How safe and secure is Google Chrome's 'Incognito' feature?

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How safe and secure is Google Chrome's 'Incognito' feature?

By Heather Parry

Google Chrome is the most used browser in the world....

How will the death of Net Neutrality affect your Internet experience?

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How will the death of Net Neutrality affect your Internet...

By Heather Parry

Last week, a federal court in the US dismissed the...

IP Addresses and Online Security

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IP Addresses and Online Security

By Heather Parry

If you’ve ever read the information about SurfEasy’s Private Browser,...

What Is An IP Address?

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What Is An IP Address?

By Heather Parry

You’ll have heard the term “IP address” dozens of times...

Tips to Protect Your Child’s Online Privacy & Security

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Tips to Protect Your Child’s Online Privacy & Security

By Chris

In an age of always-connectedness and widespread adoption of smartphones,...

President Barack Obama On Why Privacy Matters

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President Barack Obama On Why Privacy Matters

By Chris

The following is a very slightly abbreviated version of what...

How a VPN Service protects you from NSA Monitoring

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How a VPN Service protects you from NSA Monitoring

By Chris

There was no shortage of excitement at SurfEasy headquarters last...

Mass surveillance of Social Media is legal under UK law

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Mass surveillance of Social Media is legal under UK law...

By dakoda

Last week, the British government officially confirmed the extent of...

This ArsTechnica report shows that encryption technology works

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This ArsTechnica report shows that encryption technology works

By dakoda

Do you really know how much information strangers can gather...

Dr. Michael Geist, Digital Privacy Expert, Joins Advisory Board

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Dr. Michael Geist, Digital Privacy Expert, Joins Advisory Board

By Chris

We’re proud to welcome Dr. Michael Geist, a renowned digital...

Protect your online privacy – even if you have “nothing to hide”

Privacy

Protect your online privacy – even if you have “nothing...

By Chris

In most debates about protecting online privacy rights, someone raises...

Data Privacy Day is here: What are you doing to protect your online reputation?

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Data Privacy Day is here: What are you doing to...

By Chris

This Saturday, January 28, is Data Privacy Day (DPD) –...

Great read: Why 2012 is starting to look like 1984

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Great read: Why 2012 is starting to look like 1984...

By Chris

Geoff Duncan recently published a great piece on DigitalTrends.com, where...

How IT can keep company data safe without compromising employee privacy

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How IT can keep company data safe without compromising employee...

By Chris

Five years ago most IT departments spent a lot of...

10 Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy When Using a Public Computer

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10 Ways to Protect Your Online Privacy When Using a...

By Chris

**May 19, 2011 will mark the 10-year anniversary of Apple’s...