I’m sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but when you clear your history to keep your browsing activities confidential, it’s like moving a folder full of confidential documents from your desk into the desk’s drawer. Even though the folder is gone from the direct view of unwanted people, but the documents still exist and can easily be found with a bit of extra effort.Read More
You probably delete dozens of various files from your PC every day. But have you ever wondered what happens to a file after its deletion? How does “deletion” work in the first place? Does a file just disappear from the system without a trace after deletion? Does it become an empty space? What happens to the often confidential information contained in the file? And basically, where do deleted files go?
We are sharing a great video below this post that answers all those questions in a fun and easy-to-follow, yet scientific way. Michael from VSauce walks you through the phases of file deletion and concludes that there is no such thing as “deletion”, only overwriting!Read More
For a long time now, we have been told that as long as we manage our financial stuff on https and SSL protected sites, our confidential information can’t fall into the wrong hands. The promise is that once the browser is closed, highly sensitive data, such as, your account number, balance, statements, credit reports, etc, are cleared to protect your privacy. However, a study conducted by security firm Independent Security Evaluators proved us all wrong.Read More
If your dad owns a PC and you haven’t decided yet what to get him for Father’s Day, we might be able to help you with a gift idea. Safeguarding the privacy of his browsing data, online finances, social networking, emails, Skype, documents, images and many more, become much easier and secure using east-tec Eraser. The software will securely wipe his confidential Internet tracks, applications history and Windows tracks beyond recovery. Let’s take a virtual tour that shows some of the most important ways this powerful privacy suite can protect his data and identity.Read More
In case you have been using the popular encryption product, please pay close attention to the information we share in this article, since your data privacy is likely to be in danger. TrueCrypt’s recent, mysterious end-of-life announcement has shocked the crypto-world and a huge number of worldwide users. The announcement officially states that “Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues” and that “the development of TrueCrypt was ended in 5/2014 after Microsoft terminated support of Windows XP. You should migrate any data encrypted by TrueCrypt to encrypted disks or virtual disk images supported on your platform.”Read More