Link: Why I told my friends to stop using WhatsApp and Telegram

Good post if you are looking for what encrypted messenger to use. Read it all the way to the end to find some links if you are still wondering about why privacy matters: Even with end-to-end encryption Big Brother is still in your phone: metadata Source: Why I told my friends to stop using WhatsApp […]

Saying good-bye to Facebook

Breaking up is hard to do, especially when it feels like saying good-bye to hundreds of ‘friends’, many of them family members in far flung places. I’ve tried it before and always got sucked back-in to Facebook’s gravitational pull, like an astronaut getting pulled into a blackhole. But this time I have a cunning plan… […]

My top Chrome extensions to help protect your privacy

With Chrome being the browser of choice for many people, next to old school Internet Explorer that is, it is easy to pick from a vast marketplace of extensions (plug-ins). The conundrum is, which one to choose — to protect my privacy for example? Here are my top extensions to do just that in no […]

How to stay safe online

A quick guide for the paranoid and those aspiring to keep themselves protected in a digital-first world. In my experience there are three types of people: Those who don’t want to know about progress Those who do but are very cautious Those who jump in with both feet Which type are you? I am probably the […]