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Firefox Web Browser Now Blocks Third-Party Tracking Cookies By Default

June 4th, 2019
As promised, Mozilla has finally enabled "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature on its Firefox browser by default, which from now onwards would automatically block all third-party tracking cookies that allow advertisers and websites to track you across the web. Tracking cookies, also known as third-party cookies, allows advertisers to monitor your online behavior and interests, using which

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Websites Can Now Track You Online Across Multiple Web Browsers

February 15th, 2017

You might be aware of websites, banks, retailers, and advertisers tracking your online activities using different Web “fingerprinting” techniques even in incognito/private mode, but now sites can track you anywhere online — even if you switch browsers.

A team of researchers has recently developed a cross-browser fingerprinting technique — the first reliable technique to accurately track users

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New Privacy Rules require ISPs to must Ask you before Sharing your Sensitive Data

October 28th, 2016

Good News for privacy concerned people! Now, your online data will not be marketed for business; at least by your Internet Service Providers (ISPs).

Yes, it’s time for your ISPs to ask your permission in order to share your sensitive data for marketing or advertisement purposes, the FCC rules.

On Thursday, the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has imposed new privacy

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Dutch Police Seize Two VPN Servers, But Without Explaining… Why?

September 3rd, 2016

Recently, two European countries, France and Germany, have declared war against encryption with an objective to force major technology companies to built encryption backdoors in their secure messaging services.

However, another neighborhood country, Netherlands, is proactively taking down cyber criminals, but do you know how?

Dutch Police has seized two servers belonging to Virtual Private

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Pokémon GO — 6 Important Things You Should Know Before Playing this Game

July 18th, 2016

Pokémon GO launched just two weeks ago, and people have been getting crazy to catch ’em all.

Users, on an average, are spending more time engaged with the new Pokémon GO app than any other apps like Snapchat.

But, before downloading and playing Nintendo’s new location-based augmented reality game, users are required to keep the following points in their minds:

1. Unofficial Pokémon GO app

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