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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...

Ghostery v8.0.5 out the door!

In this hotfix, we corrected an important performance issue affecting Chrome where Ghostery would slow or break sites. We have additionally fixed the Export...

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...