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Surfshark releases fake news filter for Chrome and Firefox
Mon 7 Mar 2022
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In a bid to prevent the spread of misinformation, Surfshark has announced the release of its fake news warning (FNW) extension for Chrome and Firefox.
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VPNs are the MVPs, so what exactly can they help you with?
Fri 11 Feb 2022
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Although a VPN cannot guarantee you 100% anonymity, it does give an extensive amount of protection, so it may definitely be worth a look next time you want to nab a good flight deal or avoid those troublesome ISPs.
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Study: Rideshare apps hungry for customers personal data
Fri 28 Jan 2022
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Data has revealed the most data-hungry rideshare apps on the market, along with other surprising results around their safety and reliability.
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Surfshark adds a website safety warning feature to its browser extension
Thu 20 Jan 2022
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Surfshark created website safety warning feature that encourages people to be more mindful about the data they are giving to websites and digital platforms.
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Surfshark launches tool to stop personal info being sold by data brokers
Thu 6 Jan 2022
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Cybersecurity company Surfshark has released Incogni, a tool that helps prevent personal information from being stored and sold by data brokers.
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Hackers leak 5 million email addresses daily - reports
Tue 9 Nov 2021
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"Personal data is a huge business that hackers try to make use of."
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Data requests to Apple, Google, Facebook and Microsoft triple as surveillance escalates
Thu 1 Jul 2021
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"An increasing number of governments are deploying a range of surveillance technologies under the promise of maintaining order and public safety."
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Surfshark rolls out WireGuard open source VPN protocol
Wed 21 Oct 2020
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When there is less code in a VPN, it is less susceptible to security vulnerabilities due to easier configuration and management, according to Surfshark.
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Remote working tips from a cybersecurity advisor
Tue 14 Apr 2020
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The world as we know it is changing, and the “office” is now everywhere. Safety, security and best practices should always be at the forefront of this change, now and in the future.
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COVID-19: Surfshark joins growing list of companies offering free services
Mon 23 Mar 2020
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The VPN service has recently announced its intention to offer free six-month subscriptions for small businesses, as more countries tighten quarantine measures and finances become strained.
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