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Internet security & privacy articles and tutorials on how to protect yourself from viruses, phishing emails and other scams, the latest security threats and new developments in online security,

Man in the Middle Hacking and Transport Layer Protection
In   Privacy & Security20th January 2016
Transport Layer Protection is the process of protecting the data we send over the internet. When you request a page from a server, your browser will send a request header to the server, any sensitive information is not, by default, secured. We must enable security before sending data over the internet.
Why Privacy Matters
In   Privacy & Security30th November 2013
Privacy Matters. It's a hot topic at the moment with the Edward Snowdon leaks, conspiracy after conspiracy over mass government surveillance in the name of freedom. Apparently, if you have nothing to hide you have nothing to fear, but what does privacy mean to you?
Living Online Without Javascript
In   Privacy & Security1st November 2013
Javascript used to be a tool for enhancing a web page through the actions of client side scripting (running in your browser, not on the server). In recent years, Javascript has become more of an annoyance than an enhancement and is increasingly used to bypass privacy and security settings, tracking your actions and analysing you every movement online.
Introduction to Hacking
In   Privacy & Security10th July 2013
An essential guide on how websites get hacked through software exploits and bad programming practices. The guide shows you the tools hackers use, what they look for and how to protect your code from vulnerabilities, exploits and eavesdropping.
Supercookies in the Wild
In   Privacy & Security11th December 2012
Previously in 2011, I had written an article about a new web technology called supercookies. Now, a year later, what has changed in the tracking department?

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