Digital Security

From cybersecurity FAQs to beginners’ tips and extensive online privacy guides, whatever queries you may have about internet security, PrivacySavvy has the answers.

How to disable IPv6 on Windows, Mac, and router

Any internet-enabled device has a unique IP address that identifies it for internet communication to work. These IP addresses can either be IPv4 or IPv6, or both. The IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) is the newest internet protocol that identifies devices and networks across the internet. 10
Last Updated: November 28, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

How to disable WebRTC in Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera, and Edge

A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a valuable tool to maintain your online security and privacy. However, even the most robust VPN can fail at ensuring complete privacy due to WebRTC leaks. That’s where you need to disable WebRTC to maintain your online anonymity. The primary function that a VPN… 10
Last Updated: November 26, 2021 by Rob Githinji

KProxy review: Does it offer enough to rival a VPN?

Despite the abundance of VPNs, the thing that keeps web proxies growing is their portability. KProxy is one such anonymous web proxy service that attracts users for its ease of use, accessibility, and cross-platform support. Plus, it comes with no costs, which means you can use this service to hide… 10
Last Updated: November 24, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

What is internet privacy and why it’s essential today?

Most internet users want to control how their information is collected and subsequently used. In addition, they wish to understand who knows what about them and how they learned it. But on top of that, users appreciate their informational privacy and security in the digital world even more. Although, some… 10
Last Updated: November 23, 2021 by Ali Qamar

Delete your Telegram account: The regularly updated complete guide

Telegram is a popular instant messaging app with millions of users globally. However, privacy concerns started emerging a short while after its launch in 2013, compelling many Telegram users to delete their accounts. Whereas others who still trusted Telegram had to stop using it for other personal reasons. For privacy-savvy… 10
Last Updated: November 17, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

Is Terrarium TV legal and safe to use in 2021?

On-demand and live TV is increasingly becoming popular as more people seek alternative entertainment sources away from overpriced cable subscriptions. There are currently hundreds of online streaming services available, and some, like Terrarium TV, promise to offer free content. First thing first, what is Terrarium TV? It is an Android-based… 10
Last Updated: November 16, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

What is the Tor browser, and why should one use it today?

The Tor browser is a particular internet browser that enables users to surf the world wide web anonymously. It’s also a gateway into the dark web. This browser works over a global network composed of servers maintained by volunteers designed for private communications and web browsing. So you’d like to… 10
Last Updated: November 28, 2021 by Abeerah Hashim

Is Showbox a safe and legal streaming app?

Showbox is a popular free on-demand streaming service with tons of high-quality movies and TV shows. A significant reason behind its popularity is the platform doesn’t have annoying pop-ups or ads, which separates it from competitors. Besides streaming your favorite content online, it also allows you to download and watch… 10
Last Updated: November 28, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

IPv4 vs IPv6: The differences between two that you should know today

An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a set of numbers that enables computers and other devices to communicate on the internet. That means without the IP address; it is not possible to send or receive information online. Currently, there are two main IP types – IPv4 and IPv6. What is… 10
Last Updated: November 8, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge

What is Network Address Translation (NAT) firewall and is it necessary?

NAT is a method of modifying an IP address by changing the information in the IP header. This enables several devices on a private network to use the same gateway to the internet. Although the devices will share a similar public IP address, they will have unique private IP addresses. 10
Last Updated: November 8, 2021 by Ruheni Mathenge