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Self-Destructing Cookies — Silently Dispose Of All Those Unwanted Cookies

by Grey One •

Self Destructing Cookies is a Firefox add-on that automatically removes cookies when they are no longer used by open browser tabs. I’ve found this to be an excellent solution that works silently in the background. Websites will only be permitted to identify you while you actually use them and can not stalk you across the entire web. This is the …

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IPVanish Significantly Upgrades Their Apps On All Platforms

by Grey One •

The crew over at IPVanish have created entirely resigned apps for all platforms (Android, iOS, Mac and Windows). After testing these new apps, I can say that a good deal of thought and planning went into this redesign. It is now significantly easier to choose VPN servers and connect to them. Also, the VPN connections from IPVanish continue to be very …

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What A Website Knows About You

by Grey One •

All the cool web sites you visit need to know the properties of your “user agent” (in today’s environment it is your web browser) in order to optimize the views and transactions of the pages you visit on your device. This information (browser and version, operating system and version, etc.) is provided to the web site in the user agent …