Search Engines

DuckDuckGo Doesn’t Hide or Encrypt Your Search History [Updated]

DuckDuckGo is a private search engine. It is adamant about spreading privacy around the internet. However, there is one issue we discovered that raises privacy concerns. Your search terms, while they may be sent over your network in an encrypted form, show up in plain text in browsing history. Contents: Is DuckDuckGo Really Private? DuckDuckGo…

Privacy

Chrome Settings: How To Enable The Most Private Settings

If you’re an especially privacy-conscious person, you’ve likely already switched away from Google Chrome in favor of another browser. There are some steps you can take to minimize tracking from websites you visit and from other users on your computer. Chrome Incognito Mode – “Private” Browsing Chrome’s version of “private browsing mode” is called Incognito…

Privacy

Online Privacy Checklist ☑️

Step-By-Step Privacy Checklist Follow these steps to ensure you have the best privacy and security protection possible. If you’re like most people you spend a ton of time connected to the internet, so it’s essential that you keep your sensitive information protected. ☑️ Use a password manager Password managers do more than just storing your passwords.…

Search Encrypt

Search Encrypt FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions What is Search Encrypt? Search Encrypt is a private search engine. It uses encryption locally and on our servers to keep your search terms private. Without this encryption anyone monitoring your network, your ISP and anyone with access to your computer could see your search terms. After you’ve finished searching with Search…

Tech

Best Ad Blockers for Chrome

Blocking ads is a great way to speed up your browsing and greatly improve your internet experience. Many of these Chrome extensions have extra features that set them apart and add convenience. Contents: AdBlock AdBlock Plus AdBlocker Ultimate AdGuard Ad Guardian AdLock Ghostery uBlock Origin AdBlock AdBlock is one of the most popular browser extensions…

Privacy

Chrome’s Incognito Mode Isn’t Private, So What’s the Point?

Incognito Mode in Google Chrome, despite its name, isn’t really “incognito” at all. The Independent published this article on Tuesday explaining that “incognito” misleads users into thinking their data is protected. What Does Incognito Mode Do? Using Incognito Mode, Chrome won’t save the following information: Your browsing history Cookies and site data Information entered in…

News

Search Encrypt Has Better Privacy By Default Than DuckDuckGo [New Research]

Search Encrypt and DuckDuckGo are both “private search engines”. Both Search Encrypt and DuckDuckGo work to minimize tracking on the internet. There is a key privacy issue that we found with DuckDuckGo that Search Encrypt solves. We’ve discussed encryption before, and Search Encrypt is serious about it (encryption is in our name). By using advanced…