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Russia Declares War on Tor, Announces $111,000 Bounty to Crack Encryption

Jul 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Uncategorized | 0 Comment

Russia Declares War on Tor, Announces $111,000 Bounty to Crack Encryption

For years, Tor has been the most popular encryption method for internet users. Tor wraps your internet connection in a layered proxy. It anonymizes you online and lets you browse the internet free of tracking – and it also lets you visit sites on the deep web. Understandably, law enforcement agencies around the world have run into problems with Tor. How can you arrest hackers, scammers, an

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Microsoft Refuses FBI Customer Data Requests, Earns Praise from Privacy Advocates

May 29th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Microsoft Refuses FBI Customer Data Requests, Earns Praise from Privacy Advocates

The recent privacy scandals in the United States have made Americans believe that all our electronic devices are spying on us. Unfortunately, that’s closer to the truth than many people like to think. From your desktop computer to your mobile phone, people are “spying” on you all the time. Advertisers deliver ads to your smartphone based on your current GPS location and internet cookie

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Want to Browse Without the NSA Spying on You? Firefox Wants to Help

Jan 20th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Miscellaneous | 0 Comment

Want to Browse Without the NSA Spying on You? Firefox Wants to Help

Firefox has slowly been losing ground over the past few years to Chrome. Chrome consistently wins browser speed tests, and people appreciate browser speed more than any other quality. Firefox, for all its features, fell by the wayside. But Firefox is a long ways away from being down and out. It’s still enjoyed by millions of users around the world every day. A recent announcement from F

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Just Because Your PC is Offline Doesn’t Mean the NSA Can’t Track You

Jan 18th 2014 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Tips | 0 Comment

Just Because Your PC is Offline Doesn’t Mean the NSA Can’t Track You

Most computers that hold top secret information aren’t connected to the internet. Instead, they’re part of heavily protected internal server networks that have several layers of defense between themselves and the internet. If you’re trying to hide from the NSA, then it makes sense the first thing you would do is disconnect your PC’s internet cable. Shut off the wireless network, and

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How to Prevent Google Maps From Tracking Your Location History

Dec 16th 2013 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Mobile | 0 Comment

How to Prevent Google Maps From Tracking Your Location History

Did you know Google Maps tracks your location history? You probably did. But did you know you can still view that data years after it’s collected? If you have an Android phone, then Google is tracking everywhere your GPS signal goes. It’s kind of creepy, kind of cool, and kind of helpful all rolled into one. You can check out your location data here: https://maps.google.com/locationhistory/

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