Using Firefox’s Reader View To Remove Web Clutter

by Grey One •

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The Firefox browser has a useful feature called “Reader View” which strips away clutter like buttons, ads and background images. It also adjusts the page’s text size, contrast and layout for better readability. You can find the Reader View button here: Here is an article from Reuters as it appears in Page View Mode: There is also a Firefox extension …

A Field Guide To Malware In 2016

by Grey One •

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Malware is used for a wide variety purposes from sleazy business practices to blatant crime. Discussions of malware often mix up the technology of malware and their uses. You will see below that the same technology can be used to direct ads to you that normally you would not see, or steal your credentials to your online banking account. It’s …

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The Best Privacy-Friendly Apps & Services For 2016

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This is a guide to private-friendly apps and services. I’ve only included reliable and easy-to-use services. They will help you: Reduce the risk of having personal information hacked or leaked These apps will block marketing companies from collecting information about you You’ll also reduce the surveillance of your activities Search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo record your web searches …