Have you ever scrolled through the internet only to find yourself bombarded by ads for something that caught your eye earlier? Don’t be surprised. Big tech companies are experts at tracking and analyzing your online activity in order to create customized, targeted ad content that follows you wherever you go. If this makes you uncomfortable, […]
Ensure your online safety with private browsing
Keep online trackers at bay through private browsing
These days, it’s nearly impossible to keep your internet activities completely private. Browsers keep track of your online behavior, while some websites collect your personal information. Although these data are often used for marketing purposes, it’s not uncommon for them to fall into the hands of identity thieves and other malicious actors. If you want […]
What private browsing can and can’t do
As you surf the web, it’s nearly impossible to keep your internet activity completely private. Certain websites collect personal information for marketing purposes and your browser keeps track of all the websites you visit. That browsing information can also fall into the wrong hands, which is why you should consider using private browsing if you […]
Why should I use private browsing?
You may think that you’re not online enough to risk your safety, or that you never visit unsafe sites. However, the world wide web is a vast network where the exchange of information is often difficult to track. Here are some good reasons to “go incognito”. With the headlines about data breaches and cyberattacks greeting […]
Does private browsing secure your data?
If you’re getting targeted with surprisingly relevant ads, there’s a chance your internet activity is being tracked and analyzed by market researchers. While this doesn’t bother most people, private browsing mode can offer you some protection against online marketers and would-be data thieves. What is private browsing? Your web browser — whether it be Chrome, […]