Online privacy: Five tools to keep you safer
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As awesome as the internet is, it might also be the biggestrnthreat to personal privacy the world has ever known. But even though it’s toughrnto guarantee total privacy in a connected world, a number of tools can help yournto maintain some degree of personal privacy. Let’s look at five suchrnutilities.
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The Premium version ($39/year or $59/two years) adds creditrncard and phone masking, along with backup and sync.
Blurrnis available for Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Opera.
Web of Trust
The coolest thing about Web of Trust is that it doesn’t justrnwork for the site that you’re visiting — it works within search engines, too.rnSearch results displayed within a search engine such as Bing will include thernWeb of Trust color code.
Web ofrnTrust is available for Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, and Opera.
Spotflux does prompt you to create an account, but you willrnneed to do so only if you plan to use the premium service. Otherwise, you canrnskip the account registration process.
CyberScrub Privacy Suite
CyberScrub is application aware and can remove evidencernfrom a variety of browsers, applications, email and newsreaders, and peer-to-peerrnprograms.
CyberScrub Privacy Suite sells for $59.95, but a free 15-dayrntrial is available for download.