Tag Archives: Privacy
[German]It isn’t a nice story so far: Mozilla’s developers have recommended the addon Web Security for a short time to protect privacy and to secure the browser. However, this addon transmits the URLs and other (possibly private or sensitive) data … Continue reading
[German]Firefox developers are starting again a (security) war against it’s users by attempting, to implement DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) and Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR) into Firefox browser. But Mozilla’s way to do that, is a Single Point of Failure (SPOF). Here is … Continue reading
[German]Cloudflare has started a DNS service under the IP address 22.214.171.124 today, April 1, 2018 (four ones suggest the start on April 1). Here is some information about it.
[German]Explosive development for Microsoft and their Windows 10? The data protection officer from Baden-Württemberg (Germany) has demanded that the data transfer in Windows 10 be switched off and improved as soon as possible. This is mandatory to fulfill the GPDR … Continue reading
[German]The Tor network released the new version 7.5.1 of the Tor browser for Windows, Linux and macOS last Tuesday, March 13, 2018. And just a few hours ago, on March 17, they added version 7.5.2.
[German]A security expert has discovered that the VPN service Hotspot Shield, which is supposed to guarantee privacy, leaks sensitive information about the user.
Microsoft is collecting a lot of data on Windows 10 systems, so many users are complaining about privacy. Starting with Windows 10 Creators Update Microsoft has begun to reveal more details about which data are collected in Windows 10 and … Continue reading
Microsoft’s docs.com service has been used by many users to store private documents. But privat documents are not private, because everybody can search and view such documents.
Here is a second view on the Mozilla iOS Firefox Focus app and the data tracking / privacy issue raised last week. Firefox Focus is advertised as a “privacy browers”, but comes with a tracking framework. Data are send to … Continue reading
Firefox browser is still popular and well used on desktop systems (Windows, Mac OS, Linux). And the browser provides a lot settings to customize it’s behavior. One aspect is the question “how to customize Firefox privacy settings”?