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Review your web browser

In the process of normal use, your web browser will collect a lot of cookies and other website data like caches. These items can be useful whenever you need to revisit a site since they help it remember you. However, they can slow down performance over time. Make sure you clear out website data periodically […]

Clear your iPad browsing data regularly

Safari was one of the first browsers to really tackle privacy concerns, and its clearance controls are still very easy to use and return to. Aim to clear your caches, cookies and browsing history every month or so. Bookmark the pages you need for reference without auto filling the URL when you search. Then as […]

Stop accepting all cookie requests

We’re used to seeing a quick message asking us for personalized or custom data preferences when we visit a website. Yet as annoying as they may be – bringing you into a habit of clicking ‘accept all’ – it’s worth rejecting these prompts. Granting cookie collection may improve your user experience and allow you to […]

Try Tor bridges if you struggle to connect

A Tor browser prevents someone from monitoring your browsing habits. It’s the best way to stay invisible online without leaving a data trail. However, if you’re using a Tor browser for the first time, it might struggle to connect. There’s an immediate option to try on the loading screen: Click Configure Connection. Try a Bridge […]

Stay with major web browsers

There are many options for browsing the web. A good rule of thumb is to stick with major web browsers that are regularly updated with critical security patches and other features. Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge and Opera are all good options in this respect.

Enter your online accounts via web browser instead of links

Phishing is one of the oldest and most effective cyberattack techniques. To reduce your risk of having sensitive data stolen, never click on any emailed or texted links purporting to take you to your account page for a password reset or other modification. Instead, if you’re unsure whether action is merited, navigate to the account […]