Anonymous Browsing

Posted in Security on 1 December 2016

A few links to help secure your online activities private and secure.

In the United Kingdom the Investigatory Powers Act grant the Government new surveillance powers including rules that force internet providers to keep complete records of every website that all of their customers visit.

The links below will allow you to continue to enjoy privacy online.

Browsing the web

The Tor Browser is one of the best known anonymous browsing tools out there. It is often described as a ‘censorship circumvention tool’. It is a free network of servers, or ‘nodes’, that randomly route Internet traffic between each other in order to obfuscate the origin of the data. The Tor Browser can significantly increase a user’s privacy and anonymity online. In internal documents, the NSA even refers to Tor as “the king of high-secure, low latency Internet Anonymity.”

torproject.org

Email

Proton Mail is a Swiss-based email provider which incorporates complete end-to-end encryption of emails. All emails are secured automatically with end-to-end encryption. This means even we cannot decrypt and read your emails. As a result, your encrypted emails cannot be shared with third parties.

protonmail.com

Messaging

Many messaging platforms already provied end-to-end encrypted messaging. This includes WhatsApp and iMessage. Signal is a messaging app designed so they themselves cannot read your messages, and no one else can either. Everything is always end-to-end encrypted and painstakingly engineered in order to keep your communication safe.

whispersystems.org on WhatsApp

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