privacy

Edit Or Delete Individual Cookies Using Chrome's Developer Tools

In Chrome, the most precise cookie deletion you can perform is everything from the last hour, with no ability to select certain sites or even particular cookies. Sometimes you need a finer tool to modify or remove cookies and fortunately, Chrome’s developer functionality has this kind of granularity.


Use A Raspberry Pi As A Tor/VPN Router For Anonymous Browsing

We’ve shown you how to use a Raspberry Pi as both a Tor proxy and a personal VPN, but Make shows off how to do both in one unit for truly anonymous browsing everywhere.


Reminder: You Need To Show ID To Vote In This Weekend's Queensland Election

This Saturday, Queensland will decide whether or not to give the Newman government another stab in office. Interestingly, it will also be the first time that Australians are required to show proof-of-identity to cast an ordinary vote. If you live in Queensland, you will need to produce one of the following types of ID to quickly cast your ballot.


How Many Aussies Had Their Dropbox Account Investigated?

The Australian government is very keen to get hold of your metadata, but it’s apparently less keen to go through the legal processes required to gain access to your Dropbox files and information. In the second half of 2014, just one request from Australia was received by Dropbox.


Raise Your Backyard Wall Height For Privacy And Protection

Feel like your neighbours can see everything you do in your hard? Keep prying eyes out by building this easy-to-install privacy fence. It won’t break your budget, and it looks good from both sides of your wall.


Memory-Friendly Ad Blocker uBlock Now Available For Firefox

Firefox: The last time we highlighted uBlock, a fast and lightweight alternative to AdBlock Plus, it was Chrome only. Now the add-on is available for Firefox as well, and it works well, even though it’s still in beta.


CookieSpy Allows You To View Cookies From All Your Browsers

Windows: Websites tend to store a lot of cookies on your computer. While there’s still a lot of misconceptions on what cookies do, it doesn’t hurt to be curious about them. CookieSpy allows you to see what cookies each browser has stored on your computer.


Google Introduces History For Voice And Mobile Search, Opt Out Here

Google tracks a lot of information about what you’ve done, which it uses to make suggestions for products like Google Now and autocomplete. Google recently updated its Account History page with the ability to view or pause or voice search history, as well as other information from your mobile devices.


MegaChat Is A Browser-Based, Encrypted Voice And Video Chat App

Mega has been on our radar for secure file storage ever since the file storage phoenix rose from the ashes of MegaUpload. Now, the company has created MegaChat, which it bills as a secure alternative to Skype, offering browser-based voice and video chat.