Jun. 17, 2013
Whether you’re browsing the internet on your computer with a web browser, sending messages from your phone, or making a simple call your information is exposed to being handled by the service provider.
But, there are alternative programs to just about every major program we use that can help keep our online activities more private.
Instead of browsing the web with Chrome or Internet Explorer, Prism-Break suggests Firefox or the Tor Browser Bundle. If you like the browser you have, Fix Tracking gives you tips on how to make yours more secure.
Although government surveillance of your data can be threatening, these programs can lessen the feeling of being watched. But, keep in mind, anything done online is always at risk to be infiltrated, no matter what precautions you may take.