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How To Set Up Your Own VPN

In A Nutshell Setting up your own VPN server is fairly easy, especially if you are familiar with the Linux terminal. You can set up a VPN in as little as 20 minutes, by renting a VPS (Virtual Private Server) from a company like Vultr and installing OpenVPN. The install is “one-click” and the cost is about $5 per month. …

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Two Projects Aim To Decentralize The Internet

Here are two ambitious projects that aim to create a decentralized internet: Bitcloud: A group of Bitcoin developers want to create a decentralized internet, where peers are compensated for their contributions MaidSafe: A Scottish company has been developing a decentralized file storage system for the last eight years

Elementary OS Luna: A Linux Distribution Similar To Apple’s OS X

Elementary OS Luna is a Linux distribution that closely resembles Apple’s OS X. It was first released in November 2012. According to reviewers, the OS is stable and efficient. The Luna developers say they were motivated by a “desire to create a Linux-based OS that championed consistency and great design”, and their design focuses on providing a concise and consistent …

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The Fake Name Generator: Create A Name, Address, Telephone Number & Email Address

The Fake Name Generator is tool that instantly creates a set of fake credentials, for dealing with companies that request unnecessary personal information. TheĀ Generator will create a completely fictitious identity that includes a fake name, telephone number, email address, street address and credit card number. All of the information generated will match correctly — for example the telephone number will …

Top 5 Ways To Make Your Online Accounts More Secure

Here are some tips for making your online accounts more secure: Use A Password Manager To Generate Unique Passwords If you use the same password for all your online accounts, you are making it simple for hackers to own all your accounts. Create a unique, 14 character password for each online account you use. The best way to do this …

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How To Avoid Being Monitored Online

How To Avoid Being Monitored Online

There are many reasons to seek privacy on the internet. These days, we have ISPs monitoring our connections, corporations tracking and consolidating our information across multiple websites. There are hackers and identity thieves attempting to access our computers and steal our personal information. Basically, internet privacy should be of interest to everyone. Even if you feel you have “nothing to …

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Using A VPN Inside A Virtual Machine For Extra Anonymity

Sometimes you might need to be extra anonymous on the internet. A easy way to achieve this is to run a VPN inside a Virtual Machine. You create a Virtual Machine by running another Operating System within an application on your computer.

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How To Be Anonymous On The Internet

Browse Annoymously On The Internet

In A Nutshell Being truly anonymous on the Internet is a complicated, because computers create so many logs and records. However, you can get a reasonable level of privacy by downloading an anonymous browser like theĀ Tor Browser. Tor is free, but it does tend make browsing the web slow. If you want to make all your internet connections private and …

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I2P: The Invisible Internet Project

I2P or the “Invisible Internet Project” is an ambitious project to create an anonymous internet. It is designed to allow anonymous web browsing, instant messaging, blogging and file transfers.

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Where Can I Spend Bitcoins?

We present here a list of merchants that accept Bitcoins. Since Bitcoin is such a new currency, the selections here a bit of a mixed bag, but there are certainly some interesting services listed here.

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How to Buy Things Anonymously Using A Credit Card

The paid service Blur allows you to create disposable credit cards (U.S. only) Similar to Blur, Privacy.Com allows you to create disposable credit cards (U.S. only) Using Bitcoins is another good option — however be aware that Bitcoin transactions are only quasi-anonymous. Blur: Create Masked Emails, Phone Numbers, Credit Cards Blur is a service run by the privacy company Abine. …