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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...

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...

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 Extension protects against stealthy cryptocurrency mining

The built-in ad blocker within the Ghostery Extension not only reliably blocks unwanted ads. It also prevents websites from secretly hijacking...

Here’s what you can do to stop big tech from manipulating you online

Did Russian operatives use Facebook as a way to deepen the political divide in America during the 2016 Presidential election? The same tools that empower...

The Real Cost of the ‘Free’ Internet

Digital advertisers are making approximately $250 annually – roughly twice the cost of a Netflix subscription – off you and your browsing data. This...

A blow to the open Internet: net neutrality repealed in the United States

The regulatory agency FCC voted to drop the previous rules despite massive protests. Critics now fear that a two-class Internet will arise. Politicians...

2018: The Year Of The GhostySquad!

Hey There Ghosterians! It should be as no surprise that we have the best user base out of any Internet privacy extension on the web today! Millions of...

Session replay scripts video record your activity as you browse a website

Princeton researchers have discovered tracking scripts on hundreds of websites that record, in real time, your keystrokes, mouse movements,...

KRACK: Wi-Fi security flaw affects virtually all devices – Here’s what to do

The security researcher Mathy Vanhoef has discovered critical flaws in the WPA2 security standard which is used virtually everywhere to encrypt...

Ghostery v7.4 ready for you!

Hello Ghosterians, Great news for mobile users! In this release, we have updated our Android Firefox extension to the latest version, Ghostery 7. Try us...

Save net neutrality: Internet-wide day of action on July 12th

The joint message of hundreds of participating organizations to the FCC and Congress is: „Don’t mess with the Internet!“ By showing fictional...

Ghostery wird von Cliqz erworben!

Hallo Freunde von Ghostery, wir freuen uns, euch den Erwerb der Ghostery-Erweiterung und der mobilen Browser durch Cliqz, einem deutschen Unternehmen im...