Posts Tagged ‘Tor’

Google is about to Roll Out Invisible Captchas

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Google will release a new solution for keeping bots from logging on to your web site

Google is about to roll out an updated version of the company’s captcha protection that tries to determine whether a connection was made by a user or Mr. Roboto. Captchas are designed to separate between humans and bots. While sites may want to allow entrance to all human visitors, they may not be as forthcoming when it comes to bots.


Tor Browser 4.5 Introduces Security Slider and Improvements

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

I’ve never checked out the Tor browser before, but it does sound kind of interesting.

The Tor Browser Team has released Tor version 4.5 for all supported operating systems. The update is considered significant which is why automatic updates have been delayed for a week. Tor users running an older version of the browser can download the most recent build from the official project page.


VPNs – The Next Big Browser Feature?

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

A built-in VPN would indeed be a pretty appealing feature to find on a browser. It seems like it would be handy for both business applications and for those who are concerned about privacy.

While there are hundreds of web browsers, there are only a handful of engines all of these browsers run on, especially on the desktop. Chromium alone is the building block for more than a dozen different browsers from Google’s own Chrome browser over Opera and Vivaldi to Comodo Dragon, Yandex browser and SRWare Iron.


Bypass Internet Censorship and Restrictions with Ultrasurf

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

This sounds like a cool idea … but it also sounds like a good way to get oneself into a heck of a lot of trouble while traveling in certain foreign countries.

If you ever have been to a country where Internet is heavily censored, you might have noticed that you cannot load some of the websites that you use to go to. Your only option in this case is to use a proxy or virtual private network to connect to the site.