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Don’t be glib about privacy rights

Eusebius McKaiser writes about the right to privacy for public figures but also discusses the 'grey areas' when it comes to public interest

Gone phishing: 5 ways you can protect yourself online in light of latest Gmail hack

Not to be alarmist or anything but your virtual life is in constant peril and only the paranoid survive.

New privacy app takes a page from NSA technology

Scrambl3, a new app on the market, creates the smartphone equivalent of a virtual private network to make messages invisible on the internet.

Precocious privacy warriors

The encryption genie is out of its bottle to give people back their privacy, but this is frightening world governments, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Online anonymity: Free to be someone else

Internet use has come full circle, with anonymity becoming prized after years of personal info being shared online, writes Alistair Fairweather.

Digital footprint: Ways of keeping your data more private

Online privacy is getting a lot of attention, but are we taking the right precautions to ensure that we are protecting ourselves online?

How private are you really online?

After a few easy open-source internet searches, Alistair Fairweather found out more about his privacy-vigilant victims than he ever thought he would.

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