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How Does Secure Socket Layer (SSL or TLS) Work?

The Secure Socket Layer, SSL for short, is a protocol by which many services that communicate over the Internet can do so in a secure fashion. Before we discuss how SSL works and what kinds ....

How To Stay Anonymous Online

The core of the program is TOR, or The Onion Router, a technology originally developed for the U.S. Navy but in wide circulation today. Basically, when it’s activated your data takes a random path through ....

What is 256 Bit TLS/SSL Encryption?

Transport Layer Security (TLS) and its predecessor Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), are cryptographic protocols that allow client-server applications to communicate across a network in a way designed to prevent eavesdropping and tampering.

SSL Web Proxy Circumvents Website Blockers and Sidesteps Government Surveillance

idcloak Technologies is announcing the release of its SSL web proxy, giving users access to blocked websites such as Facebook and YouTube. Users also avoid the risk of having their unblocking activity observed by filters ....

How to Keep Your Personal Information Private

Use a virtual private network or VPN to shield your web history. This type of network encrypts the information and acts like a virtual barrier of secrecy between you and the sites you visit. Instead ....

How And Why To Stay Anonymous Online

Most people tend to associate online anonymity with things such as cybercriminal activities or software piracy, but there is much more to it than that. Online anonymity is highly useful even for regular users, since ....

Opt Out Of PRISM, The NSA’s Global Data Surveillance Program

If you want to take the next steps toward online privacy, check out the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Prism Break website, which recommends a number of more secure alternatives to the websites and services most of ....

Which VPN Providers Really Take Anonymity Seriously?

Last month it became apparent that not all VPN providers live up to their marketing after an alleged member of Lulzsec was tracked down after using a supposedly anonymous service from HideMyAss. We wanted to ....

256-bit AES Encryption for SSL and TLS: Maximal Security

This article discusses the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), its role in SSL, which web browsers and email programs support it, how you can make sure that you only use 256-bit AES encryption of all secure ....

XinkVpn - Free VPN Connector For Android

XinkVpn is an Android app with which you can switch VPN connection quickly, provides an alternative for the default android VPN setting. Starting a VPN connection on Android is not very convenient.

Updated Sep 17, 2019