From time to time there are scandals connected with the data leak in the network. They concern both celebrities and giants responsible for the most popular services. We need to know that online privacy is really difficult. Even the advertisements we reach online are tailored to our interests. Fortunately, there is a way, and even a few, to protect our preferences and private data.
The sad reality of the Internet
Using the internet, we are constantly followed by various entities. These include creators of well-known services or social websites, e.g. Google or Facebook. These services are free, but as it happens in such cases, the support of the infrastructure needed for their IT operation is not cheap. The companies behind them are not charitable organizations. The currency they trade is user data that is later sold to third parties (e.g. advertisers) or cleverly used. These data
The first steps to protecting privacy on the web
The last extension is “Disconnect” which blocks tracking scripts, including “I like this” Facebook and provides a preview of what has been blocked, for example.
If anyone expects an even higher level of privacy, there are solutions that ensure effective
From paid solutions, we recommend NordVPN and CyberGhost, which in the case of 3-year packages are very attractively priced compared to what they offer.
It is worth mentioning, however, that traffic from the “exit node” is not encrypted by the TOR, it only depends on the user. In addition, TOR is very slow compared to even weaker VPNs and does not protect all network traffic, only the browser.