Privacy

Tor Browser 6.0 is released, Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Tor Browser 6.0 released today, comes with major updates and is the first stable release in the 6.0 series. This release brings us up to date with Firefox 45-ESR, which should mean a better support for HTML5 video on Youtube, as well as a host of other improvements. The release also features new privacy enhancements and disables features. While on the security side this release makes sure that SHA1 certificate support is disabled and the updater is not only relying on the signature alone but is checking the hash of the downloaded update file as well before applying it.

Opera 38 Browser Integrates Free VPN for better online privacy

Today Opera posted on its blog, that they have integrated a free VPN to its Opera browser to better online privacy. Certainly not the type of news you would have thought could ever happen but certainly its does now. With this new feature, you can now access blocked websites and protect yourself without having to pay for any VPN subscription. Benefit of The Free VPN: Hide your IP address – Opera will replace your IP address with a virtual IP address, so it’s harder for sites to track your location and identify your computer.

Opera 32 now with SurfEasy VPN feature

As security is now becoming increasingly important in our day to day internet surfing, the SurfEasy team has recently joined the Opera family, adding its VPN solution to its product lineup. What is a VPN? Well, imagine that basic internet communication is like sending a postcard. Almost everyone can read it, the post officer, post truck driver and even your neighbor. You trust they won’t use your private information, but you can never be sure.

Install Tor Browser in Ubuntu 14.01, 13.10

Tor Browser was developed to protect users privacy and anonymity when browsing the web by bouncing your communications around a distributed network of relays run by volunteers all around the world. It prevents somebody watching your Internet connection from learning what sites you visit, it prevents the sites you visit from learning your physical location, and it lets you access sites which are blocked. Note: Once you close TorBrowser, the list of visited websites and the cookies are deleted Install Tor Browser sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/tor-browser sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install tor-browser – Launch TorBrowser from Dash click on Connect if you don’t use a proxy – Now you have successfully installed Tor Browser Remove Tor Browser sudo apt-get remove tor-browser rm -r ~/.

Disable Unity Online Search in Ubuntu 14.04

This is a step by step tutorial on how to disable Unity Online Search. Whenever you search for an application or file in Dash, you notice that your search results also shows results from other 3rd parties like Amazon and other ads. Sometimes, this could be annoying as you would only want results from your machine. To limit the search result, do the following: – Click on System Settings Security & Privacy – Click Search tab and click ON to change to OFF – When next you search for an application, the search result is limited and not cover the entire screen.