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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 ....

Cyberghost VPN For Windows: Anonymous Private Browsing For Free

CyberGhost VPN service is built for those users who just want to be secure, protect their data when connected in a public or untrusted network. The app gives you an offshore IP address and connects ....

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 Browse the Web Anonymously On Your Android Smartphone

When you access a website on your smartphone, your cellular carrier, network operator, and government all know you accessed that website. Orbot is an Android app that connects to Tor and creates a local proxy ....

How SSL Works To Protect User Data Through HTTPS Proxies

idcloak Technologies has published an article explaining the benefits of SSL encryption protocol which provides a layer of security to HTTP Internet connections. The article, titled 'What Use are HTTPS Proxy Sites to Me?', is ....

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.

How Unique And Trackable Is Your Browser?

Is your browser configuration rare or unique? If so, web sites may be able to track you, even if you limit or disable cookies. Panopticlick tests your browser to see how unique it is based ....

How To Configure VPN Access On Your iPhone And iPad

Curious how to configure access to a VPN client on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad? L2TP, PPTP, and IPSec VPN support are all built right into iOS and we’ll show you how to set ....

'Dissent,' A New Type Of Security Tool, Could Markedly Improve Online Anonymity

Researchers at the Dissent Project are building a new kind of anonymity tool that, when used in conjunction with the Tor anonymity network, could significantly improve online anonymity.

How To Build Multiple Layers Of Security For Your Small Business

Employees who need to access company resources from unsecured locations such as public Wi-Fi hotspots are a particularly vulnerable group. Such workers will be well served by a virtual private network (VPN) connection in order ....

Updated Jan 19, 2020