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Beware: Many highly recommended “best VPNs” don’t live up to their privacy claims

Sometimes, VPNs abuse users’ trust and expose their personal details. In this article, I’ll cover several privacy-related incidents in which VPN providers failed to live up to their privacy claims.

DNS spoofing: what it is, why it is used, and how to avoid it

DNS spoofing is also known as: DNS tampering, DNS cache poisoning, DNS hijacking, DNS redirection. We’ll explain how the domain name system works, what DNS spoofing is, how DNS spoofing is used, and how to avoid it.

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How to set up Cloudflare DNS on Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, and Linux

I’ll show you how to use Cloudflare DNS on any device to improve your privacy by preventing your ISP from snooping on web page requests. We also examine the pros and cons of using Cloudflare DNS versus other public DNS providers.

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How cookies track you around the web and how to stop them

Some cookies are harmless, but others remain active even on websites that they didn’t originate from, gathering information about your behavior and what you click on. These are called third-party persistent cookies or, more colloquially, tracking cookies.