Two Ways to Make Anonymous Phone Calls

Want to make a phone call without revealing your real identity? There are several ways you can do this, ranging from using a throw-away phone to restricting caller ID settings permanently on your smartphone. But what if you just want to make private, anonymous calls occasionally, without purchasing a special phone for it? Here are two solutions. Use a Caller …

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ConfigFox Helps You Configure Firefox for Security and Privacy

There are a lot of privacy and security settings in Mozilla Firefox that you can tweak to maximize your privacy. But configuring Firefox through the built-in “about:config” interface is tricky. ConfigFox offers a user-friendly alternative. The idea behind ConfigFox is to provide a way to change Firefox settings that is less complicated than the about:config panel. about:config contains hundreds of …

How To Avoid Giving Out Your Personal Information

Here are some simple steps to avoid giving out your personal information: Give Out A Separate/Disposable Email Address Create a separate email address and give it to companies who needlessly request one. This really helps reduce spam. I use a disposal email address. Give Out A Fake/Disposable Phone Number Give out a fake phone number or use a disposable phone …

Tips For Choosing Reliable, Privacy-Friendly Apps

Here are my recommendations for choosing reliable applications: The App Should Come From A Trusted Source I recommend doing a little research on each app you use, and make sure it comes from a reliable company with a good track record. Also, make sure you download the app from a reliable source. I don’t recommend installing hacked software, software from …

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Free Ways To Unblock Websites

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If you travel to foreign lands, you may discover that your favorite websites are blocked due to censorship or copyright restrictions. Here are some methods of unblocking these websites:

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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. …