The 6 WordPress Plugins You MUST Have On Each Installation

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Over the years, I have done countless installations of Wordpress on both my own websites and for other peoples domains. During this time, I have come to rely on an essential core of 6 free WordPress plugins which I have come to strongly feel every website should have by default. You can download them all […]

The 5 Best Browser Tools To Protect Your Online Privacy

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Visiting a website these days is no longer enough. When you leave the website, they then want to know where you are going next. They want to leave tracking cookies on your browser. Thanks to analytics tools like Google Analytics, they even want to register everything from your geographical location right down to what color […]

The 7 Browser Extensions That Every Chrome User Should Be Using

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Despite playing around with various browsers over the years, I always end up coming back to Chrome. I know that Google is not the best company when it comes to privacy but they make one hell of a browser nevertheless. Part of why Chrome is so good is the sheer number of extensions you can […]

How To Securely Transfer a File To Someone Using The Onion Protocol

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There are LOTS of file transfer possibilities these days, ranging from the lowly and limited email address to bigger and better solutions such as WeTransfer, Firefox Send, and various cloud storage platforms. But the drawback for using any of these methods is that you have to rely on someone else’s server to pass the file […]

How To Delete Your Netflix Viewing History

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You may not realise it but by watching more and more of your favorite TV shows and movies on streaming services, you are actually giving away a lot of information about yourself. This leads to “recommendations” by Netflix (some of which are just downright absurd) and your friends discovering your viewing habits if they ask […]

A Quick Guide To Navigating The Dark Web

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Thanks to a certain online drugs marketplace called “Silk Road”, you may have become aware that there is another version of the Internet out there. One which cannot be accessed by any ordinary browser or indexed by any ordinary search engine. It is called the Dark Web, not to be confused with the Deep Web, […]

Disable Adobe Flash On Your PC & Why You Would Want To

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If you haven’t done it already, you should be disabling Flash on your computer. Although it is run by the trusted Adobe, it is nevertheless an outdated and unsafe piece of software. Adobe Flash is something which used to be absolutely essential for things like watching online videos (such as YouTube) and playing online games. […]

How to Change Your WordPress Login Page URL For Better Security

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I recently discussed how to make your WordPress site harder to break into. But while those are solid options, they at at the basic level. Now it’s time to do something which ratchets up the security more than just a notch. Change your website’s login page link. WordPress is a great system but one of […]

How To Set Up Full Disk Encryption On Windows With Bitlocker

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Whether it’s protection against hacking, protection against snoopers who are living under your roof, or protection against someone who steals your laptop in Starbucks, encryption is something that all computer users should be taking advantage of. But when people hear the word “encryption”, they suddenly get apprehensive, thinking it involves coding, the command line, and […]

How To Make It Harder For Someone To Hack Into Your WordPress Site

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If you have a WordPress site, the chances are your site is being attacked by hackers all the time. They are constantly looking for weaknesses that will let them in, whether it’s an out-of-date plugin or theme or an easy-to-figure out password. Once they are in, they can obviously wreak havoc. Just to prove what […]