What is a Digital Footprint? – How to Manage Your Online Presence

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Many people like saying that when you put something on the Internet, it stays on there forever. In fact, it’s true that everything you do online leaves a small digital footprint of your real identity. Every time you’ve opened up a site or app, you’ve left a little telltale sign of who you are and what your preferences are. 

In today’s overexposed era, it’s crucial to keep your identity and interests far from the prying eyes of the online world. So, how do we leave these tracks online, and what can you do to minimize your online presence? Read this Zlog post and find out. Read more...

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Maintaining Online Privacy – Top Ten Things to Avoid

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The Internet has made our lives much more convenient than they were a few decades ago. But, it’s no secret that it also comes with a long list of dangers all of us should be aware of so we can stay safe online. Here are the top ten things you should avoid to enhance your online privacy and security.

1. No Phone Lock Screen Protection

Mobile phones have become an integral part of our lives and house a lot of our valuable data. Without any form of screen protection, all of this information would be at hand’s reach for anyone who can take physical control of your device for a couple of seconds. You should always have at least some protection in place, whether it’s a password, PIN code, or security pattern. Read more...

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VPN Tunnels Explained – What Are They and How do They Work?

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What Are VPN Protocols and How do They Work?

Malicious hackers, online pirates, your ISP, and even your government are interested in learning as much as they can about your online activities and interests. If you’re a privacy-conscious user that employs a VPN, you probably know what VPN tunnels are. They are some of the most crucial security features that stand between you and everyone else on the other side.

If you’re not exactly familiar with what they are and how they work, you’ve come to the right place! In this Zlog post, we’ll explain what VPN tunnels are, talk you through the most common types, and help you decide which one is the best choice for your online privacy and security needs. Read more...

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VPN Jurisdictions Matter – Here’s Why

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Why VPN Jurisdictions Matter

Even in 2021, there’s still a lot of debate going around the topic of VPN jurisdictions. Many users highly emphasize that the privacy laws of a country in which a VPN is based are the difference maker, while others claim that this is not that important. 

As a service that highly values its users’ privacy, this hot topic prompted us to throw in our two cents and bring this crucial matter to light. In this week’s Zlog, we’ll discuss why VPN jurisdictions matter and how to make sure you choose a privacy-friendly VPN you can rely on. Read more...

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Can You Be Tracked With a VPN? – Using a VPN in 2021

Can You Be Tracked With a VPN

Can You Be Tracked With a VPN? – What You Need to Know

In today’s era of the intrusive online world, a VPN can be a convenient and useful tool for enhancing your privacy and protecting your valuable information from falling into the wrong hands. That said, does a VPN guarantee complete anonymity, or can you be tracked with a VPN? Moreover, how can anyone track you if you’re using a VPN? In this Zlog post, we’ll answer all of these and many more questions. Read on to learn all there is to know about this burning issue.

How Can You Be Tracked with a VPN?

As you can see from above, using a VPN isn’t a full-proof way to stop anyone from tracking you down online. There are several ways how hackers, third-parties, and even your government can track you when you have a VPN. Here are the most common ways of how VPN users can be tracked: Read more...

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