Daniel Greenberg
Daniel GreenbergMaking weird internet

What apps do you use to protect your online privacy?

This could be VPNs, secure emails, Bitcoin/payment products - really anything that keeps you safe online!
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    TunnelBear

    Secure your data and hide your IP address behind a bear.

    Daniel Greenberg
    Daniel GreenbergMaking weird internet · Written
    It's a cute VPN!
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    • A great VPN that takes it's security seriously but the monthly pricing is overly expensive with no justification other than to make the yearly plan look better.

    • Ben Munson
      Ben MunsonDesign Director at Stop, Breath & Think

      VPNs are not as secure as we think. Be careful using passwords and other identifiable information through companies that may not have the same security interests as you do.

  2. 26
    Tor Browser 6.0

    Browse the internet anonymously

    Ivan Mir
    Ivan Mir3maker of Qbserve time tracking app · Written
    A simple and free option but many sites block its IPs.
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  3. 17
    Private Internet Access

    $40/yr VPN w/ unlimited bandwidth & worldwide gateways

    Ricardo Polo
    Ricardo PoloCo-founder of Tulpep · Written
    In torrentfreak there is a good detail about what they log. Basically nothing. In fact there was a case where goverment ask them to share logs, they have to, but there was nothing in there.
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  4. 2
    Cloak 3.0

    A VPN for iOS. Browse safely on public WiFi.

    I use cloak whenever I'm on a public wifi network. Works great for both mac and ios. Love the "auto protect" feature.
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  5. 2
    Privacy.com

    Get a new virtual card for every transaction

    It's not like the ones mentioned before, but I am in love with Privacy.com - which keeps my real debit cards safe.
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    • Chad Whitaker
      Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at AngelList ✌️

      Privacy.com is perfect for free trials. No more setting a calendar reminder to cancel your account.

      Just create a burner card with a $1 limit, and the whole cancellation process will work itself out. 😬

      Comments (1)
    • I really recommend this for everyone. This is how online payments should be - easy to checkout, automatic notifications on spend, easy to close down cards, and they're starting to give cashback!

  6. 1
    Brave Software

    Brave browser blocks all the greed and ugliness on the web

    David
    DavidGrowth marketer · Written
    I use a combination of Brave, DuckDuckGo for search, and ExpressVPN. It also helps to read up on recommendations provided by sites like EFF.org.
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    • Winson
      WinsonBitcoin @ CoinZodiac.com

      Brave was a great find for me as I only started delving into Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies last year. Right after Steemit, this is the next project that excites me in this space.

      I'm going to support, recommend and evangelize the use of the Brave Browser , and reduce our dependence on Google.

      Wrote a blog post on:

      A) The Dark Underbelly of Google & The Unusual Brave Browser

      B) Brave Browser Review, How it Really Pays you to Use or Publish

    • Eljuno
      EljunoArtist, Self-employed

      Already using Brave Browser for almost 2 years now since March 2016 as daily web browser on my laptop. It's improved and getting better in every releases.

      Brave also doing great on mobile.

  7. 1
    Aloha Browser

    Private and secure mobile browser with free unlimited VPN

    Andrew Moroz made this product
    Free unlimited VPN, ad block, built with privacy in mind
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  8. Most downloaded app lock in Play Store. Protect privacy with password, pattern, fingerprint lock. Supports intruder selfie, incognito browser and multiple Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Linkedin accounts management. ★ #1 App lock in over 50 countries. ★ Over 300 Million users, supports 32 languages. ☞ AppLock can lock Facebook, Whatsapp, Gallery, Messenger, Snapchat, Instagram, SMS, Contacts, Gmail, Settings, incoming calls and any app you choose. Prevent unauthorized access and guard privacy. Ensure security. ☞ AppLock can hide pictures and videos. Hidden pictures and videos are vanished from Gallery and only visible in the photo and video vault. Protect private memories easily. No pin, no way. ☞AppLock has random keyboard and invisible pattern lock. No more worry people may peep the pin or pattern. More safe!
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    Mobile security is more and more important nowadays, that’s why I think no matter who you are, what you do. You will need an app to protect your phone! I am using this app called ‘AppLock’, which is amazing because it can lock all of my apps, images even videos. This app is always on my list when it comes to app recommendation. The one thing that I like the most about this app is that it can take photos of the person who’s trying to unlock your phone! This feature is really funny because I always got the intruder selfie notification from my kids. They are trying really hard to unlock my phone for video games. If you are a cautious people, you really do need one of this app.
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