ICLOAK Offers Plug-and-Play Online Privacy Starting at $99

by Tracy Knauer •

Could staying private online be as easy as plugging a USB stick into your computer? That’s what ICLOAK promises through its new security and data privacy product, which was released this week. According to ICLOAK, the product is designed to be easy for non-technical users who want plug-and-play privacy: While a computer is turned off, customers simply plug the ICLOAK …

Best Windows 10 VPN: Our Recommendations

by Tracy Knauer •

Which company offers the best VPN for Windows 10? What features should you look for when selecting a Windows 10 VPN? Here are our recommendations based on speed, usability, reliability and privacy testing. Why Use a VPN on Windows 10? If you just want to see our recommendations, skip to the bottom of this page. Keep reading here, though, for …

New Tails OS 2.0 Release Updates Privacy Features

by Tracy Knauer •

Tails OS 2.0, the latest version of the privacy-focused Linux-based operating system, is out this week. It features a new interface and many application updates, including version 5.5 of the Tor browser. Tails 2.0 is designed to provide comprehensive, out-of-the-box privacy features. It comes with built-in Tor encryption for all network connections (not just the browser), as well as extra …

Windows 10 May Monitor the Apps You Use

by Tracy Knauer •

It’s no secret that Windows 10 collects lots of data about users. But a recent blog post by the company suggests that it might be tracking more information than previously thought, including which apps you have open. There are a number of settings you can change in Windows 10 to make it more private (or you can use a privacy …