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How to disable geolocation in Chrome

Geolocation is a useful feature. Thanks to it you can turn on the online navigator, find a restaurant nearby, find out the weather and much more. Geolocation works thanks to the fact that the GPS sensor is installed in cell phones, tablets, laptops and other devices. This feature helps websites and services understand which products,…

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What is anonymity, uniqueness and deanonymization

It is very difficult to work on the Internet anonymously, without leaving a “digital footprint” behind. There are many ways to find out if not the identity, then at least some key parameters of the user, including age, social status, gender, wealth, etc. That is, you go online, and he already knows approximately how much…

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What is a firewall and why do I need one?

One popular method of protecting your computer from external threats is a firewall. They are also called “firewalls”, firewalls or firewalls. It allows you to protect against viruses, worms, Trojans and intruders. Firewalls can be software or hardware, and their main purpose is to control and filter network traffic. To keep malware out, the firewall…

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Privacy online: 6 best plugins

The Internet uses your personal data. We told who, how and why they do it in the article “Digital footprint and digital shadow: what it is and how it can be dangerous for the user”. Your digital footprint can be made less distinct or invisible altogether. You can do this by installing special browser plug-ins….

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5 vpn services to watch Netflix in 2022

Getting access to Netflix is harder than ever. The service has even begun blacklisting common user IP addresses, which has caused numerous Netflix subscribers to be unable to access their accounts (even in cases where they did not use a VPN). The blockages are getting so frequent that many VPN services that claimed to offer…

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How is GEO IP address data generated?

In 2019, newswires published the story of Finland resident Joyce Taylor, who faced what was probably one of the minor vulnerabilities of a certain database, but any inaccuracy has negative prospects. That’s why the woman’s mental and physical well-being was threatened after the database was incorrectly populated. The story may seem ordinary and unremarkable: the…

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Checking the security of your VPN service

Many users have long been familiar with various VPN services, which are necessary for safe and free use of the Internet without the restrictions of censorship. But not all VPN providers can provide a high level of Internet security. In the following, we will tell you how to check your VPN service and what it…

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A quick guide to safety precautions

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How to fix slow internet connection VPN on Windows 10

On Windows 10, when you connect to a private network using a VPN client, you’ll notice that your Internet experience starts to slow down a lot. The slow Internet connection may be because when you connect to a VPN server, your device will automatically add a new default route to your network connection. When this…