Encrypted search for all Chrome users in Chrome 25

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As a Chrome user, you probably know the Omnibox, the combined search and address bar in Chrome. But you probably did not notice the difference in search when you signed into Google and when you did not sign into Google. If you sign into Google, the search is encrypted, i.e., the search is sent through https. But if you ...

Keep My Opt-Outs: Chrome has the Do Not Track option for long time

Keep My Opt-Outs: Chrome has the Do Not Track option for long time

Recently, Google has been in the cross hair of privacy groups. It was revealed that Google can bypass Safari's privacy settings. Then Microsoft cried out that Google also bypassed the privacy settings of IE very easily (and naturally). It seems people suddenly start to concern about their privacy. Do Not Track becomes a popular word, although most people ...

Another reason to dump Microsoft IE: Microsoft claims Google bypassed its browser privacy easily

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IE privacy setting is just a joke, now this is clear. In our safe surfing guide series (part 4), we recommended you to dump IE and choose a better web browser, e.g., Chrome or Firefox, or SeaMonkey. Today, you get another reason to dump it forever! On Feb. 20, Microsoft claimed that Google has been bypassing the ...

How much can a web proxy protect your privacy?

How much can a web proxy protect your privacy?

There are some misconceptions on privacy protection provided by web proxy. Some people think anonymous means he is not traced anymore if he uses a web proxy. This is not true at all. Firstly, the web proxy site still keeps a record of your activities. The logs usually can be used as court evidence. Basically, the server ...