Internet security

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ExpressVPN publishes outside security audit and open-sources browser extension

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From the outside, most locks look the same. Some may resist picking or bumping, others may be reinforced against drills, but you’d never know...
Facebook Meme Challenge Data Mining

Facebook’s 10-Year Challenge went from nostalgic to dystopian real quick

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A seemingly innocuous photo op with a potentially seedy underside, the 10-Year Challenge is the latest Facebook fad to grip the world. More than...
The U.S. government shutdown causes privacy problems

In U.S. government shutdown, your privacy takes a hit

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Now well into its third week, the U.S. government shutdown has officially become the longest in history. More than 800,000 federal employees are working...
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Facebook vs. ad blockers: No matter who wins, you lose

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In the latest chapter of Facebook’s war against ad blockers, developers have reported that the social media king has been actively injecting extra lines...
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Marriott loses the data of half a billion customers

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Have you traveled for work or pleasure at any point in the past four years? If yes, you could be one of a staggering...
France is dropping Google

France is bidding adieu to Google in favor of a more private search engine

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While the U.S. government is working to tighten its grip over citizens’ personal privacy, Europe’s new policy regulations are hoping to do the opposite. Last...
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An introduction to threat modeling

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If you are always worried about your ISP, corporations, and the government spying on you, maybe it’s time to complete an exercise called threat...
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ExpressVPN’s Cyber Security GIF-away: All the winners!

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You tweeted, liked, and retweeted, and the results for this year’s National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) contest are in! Thank you to everyone who...
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How to properly dispose of your hard drives

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Data is valuable. Your pictures, legal documents, chat logs, and even saved video games are all things you wouldn't want to be public. Today, people...
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ExpressVPN launches “Signals of Trustworthy VPNs” with CDT

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Crunchy? Extra creamy? Reduced fat? Old-fashioned, whatever that means? We’ve all had that feeling of being overwhelmed by choice when shopping, whether for peanut butter…...

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