Surf Easy – Plugin Privacy Key

With all of the issues surrounding online privacy and internet surveillance programs many people are very concerned about what’s happening with their personal information and whether or not its been reviewed, logged, scanned or even stored away for sale by third party companies who are tracking what we do on the internet. This has become a very hot topic in recent months with all the revelations from former CIA employee Edward Snowden.

That’s why a Canadian based company called Surf Easy has designed a product that can help you relax and enjoy the internet without worrying about people spying on you.

The SurfEasy is a small USB key that contains a version of Firefox mobile on it. This version of the Mozilla browser has been modified to work with SurfEasy’s servers so that any time you run the executable (or open the app on a Mac) you are directly connecting to the SurfEasy proxy network. This is very similar to the way that the Tor Bundle (or Vidalia) works in that opening the application performs the connection and opens a preconfigured browser optimized for use on that network.

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Ge.tt – real time file transfer service

If you’re looking for somewhere that you can share files with your friends in real time, without having to wait for the file to have uploaded so your friends can download it, Take a look at Ge.tt

Three Top Tips to Keep Your WordPress Site Safe

Having your website hacked can be one of the most frustrating things to happen as a website owner. Earlier this year, WordPress websites saw one of the most complex attacks ever as an impressively large botnet (over 90,000 individual IP addresses in total) attempted to attack thousands of WordPress sites the world over. If the importance of keeping your WordPress site safe hadn’t hit home before, then it certainly should now.

Need more convincing? Then read on…

Stats and Facts

Do we have you convinced? If so, read on. If not, we’ll try not to say we told you so..

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Anti-Malware Testing Standards

We all hear about viruses and malware on the internet and TV, but how are you supposed to know yourself whether your protection is up to scratch without putting yourself  and your computer in harm’s way?  Check out Anti-Malware Testing Standards website to test your defences in a safe environment.