What is Search Encrypt and Why Should You Use It?

Search Encrypt/ April 24, 2018

Most people use a big search engine for searching the web and finding answers to their questions. There is a catch with these big search engines: They track you. What is Search Encrypt? Search Encrypt is a private search engine. It works like any other search engine: just type in your search term and hit

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How Much Do People Trust Social Media and Other Tech Companies?

Search Encrypt/ April 23, 2018

People use websites like Google, Amazon and Facebook daily, but how much do they trust these platforms? Consumer trust of social media companies and other tech companies is shifting following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The recent Facebook data scandals have made people more skeptical of big tech companies. While public opinion of Facebook has

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Private Search Engines – A Complete Guide

Search Encrypt/ April 23, 2018

What is a Private Search Engine? Private search engines work exactly like big search engines, like Google or Yahoo!, except they don’t gather, store or process any information about you or your searches. Many of these private search engines skip tracking and use additional features or settings to make their search engines as private

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Gmail’s New “Confidential Mode” Is Not Confidential

Search Encrypt/ April 13, 2018

Google revealed earlier this week that it’s launching an updated Gmail design. The new Gmail will offer new features like “Snooze” and “Smart Reply”. Also included is a newly added “Confidential Mode”. With Confidential Mode, users can control if the message can be forwarded, copied, downloaded or printed. Engadget reported that Gmail’s restrictions will

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Firefox for iOS Adds Tracking Protection By Default

Search Encrypt/ April 13, 2018

Mozilla first added tracking protection to its iOS browser in September of 2017. The tracker blocking was automatic with Private Browsing mode, but was an option in normal browsing. Firefox’s latest update enables the tracker protection by default. This change is big for Firefox because it makes it more private by default. While many

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Reasons You Should Use Private Search Engines

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Privacy-focused tools are the most user-friendly on the internet. This is because by protecting their users’ information, rather than using it against them, they empower users to decide for themselves. Big search engines offer very little transparency as to how they actually use the user-information they collect. Here are some reasons it’s a good

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How Does Search Encrypt Work?

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Search Encrypt is a private search engine designed with privacy as its core value. Search Encrypt protects your privacy by encrypting your search terms, expiring your browsing history and using advanced SSL encryption. We’re sharing a bit about how we encrypt your searches and, as a result, protect your privacy. What Happens When You

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Privacy May Be Blockchain’s Best Application

Search Encrypt/ April 12, 2018

Cryptocurrency and blockchain have taken off in huge ways over the past year. There are countless opinions about the legitimacy, reliability, and future of cryptocurrencies and their widespread use. One idea that there is less disagreement on is that blockchain and cryptocurrencies’ ability to protect user data from companies and governments. Blockchain Is Great For Data Security

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