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How to GDPR Yourself

The European Union law on data protection General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable in just a few days (May 25, 2018). It governs the...

Facebook’s Clear History won’t solve the problem of shadow profiles

If you don’t have a Facebook account, you can’t view or delete the data collected about you on third-party websites and in apps, nor...

Windows 10 April 2018 Update: Diagnostic Data Viewer improves transparency

All telemetry data transmitted from the operating system to Microsoft can now be viewed and searched. However, users still cannot turn off data collection.   As...

From The Ghostery Desk Series: Trust & Restrict Sites

Did you know that within the Ghostery extension, you can set certain websites you frequently view as Trusted or Restricted, and that you can view these...

The Tracker Tax: Ghostery study reveals that tracking makes websites load 2 times slower

Simply cut your page load times in half by blocking trackers and eliminating clutter Tracking scripts from Google, Facebook and many other companies monitor...

Third-party trackers misuse Facebook Login to collect user data

Princeton researchers have identified several tracking scripts that abuse the social login system to access Facebook users‘ profile information....

From The Ghostery Desk Series: Notifications

Did you know you can control what Ghostery notifies you about? Ghostery gives you the option to decide what notifications we display for you. To edit these...

Report: Have publishers banned Facebook trackers from their pages after the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

After the New York Times and the Guardian reported a massive data leakage revealed by former Cambridge Analytica employee Chris Wylie, Facebook’s...

10 tips for better Internet safety

These days, people use the Internet for almost everything: they inform themselves, make contacts, communicate, shop, do banking, play or work online....

Datenskandal um Cambridge Analytica: So löschst du dein Facebook-Konto

Spätestens nach dem Datenskandal um Cambridge Analytica haben viele Facebook-Nutzer das Vertrauen in das Social Network verloren. Der Datenanalyse-Firma...

Wusstest du, wie unsicher der Inkognitomodus ist?

Viele glauben fälschlicherweise, sie surfen im Inkognitomodus völlig anonym. Tatsächlich verhindert der private Browsermodus allein aber nicht, dass...

Ghostery wird Open Source [8.1]

Liebe Ghostery-Fans, es gibt tolle Nachrichten! Ghostery ist ab jetzt Open Source! Heute haben unsere Entwickler den Softwarecode unserer Browsererweiterung...

Cookies, Fingerprinting und Co: Tracking-Methoden verständlich erklärt

Du hast im Zusammenhang mit Online-Tracking sicherlich schon einmal von Cookies und vielleicht auch von Fingerprinting gehört. Aber weißt du auch, was...

Ghostery Release Notes

GHOSTERY PRIVACY BROWSER 1.4.0 (March 5, 2018) Fixes crashing in Android v8 Oreo Fix broken import/export bookmarks on Android browser Add ability to...

Chrome-Werbeblocker stärkt Googles datengetriebene Werbeplattformen

Der Google-Browser blockiert jetzt von Haus aus bestimmte Anzeigenformate. Google will dadurch in erster Linie aber nicht das Surferlebnis...

Ghostery v8.0.6 release notes

Release Summary: Good news for Edge users – Ghostery 8 is now available for upgrade! We thank you all for your patience and hope you enjoy the update. On...