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1 year on: As Covid-19 raged, our privacy slid

One year after Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, we take a look at how it has changed our lives both online and off, for better or worse.
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A less-invasive Covid-19 tracker: Sniffer dogs

Dogs are one of the most low-tech forms of surveillance around—and now a welcome addition in the effort to control the virus’s spread.
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Covid-19’s biggest casualty will be the further degradation of our individual...

History, as they say, often repeats itself. And we’ve definitely seen this before. It took a cataclysmic event to sow...
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How to spot Covid-19 phishing and ransomware attacks

NOTE: This post was originally published on April 7, 2020 Spring is normally the time when tax-related phishing scams spike,...
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Countries are using greater surveillance measures to track Covid-19. What are...

Heightened global concerns over the novel coronavirus have compelled countries to implement measures such as flight suspensions, mandatory quarantine...
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Google takes a step to stop puppy scams

Many have turned to dogs for companionship during the pandemic—and many have been scammed by online sellers. Now, a lawsuit aims to fight the fraud.
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6 times cyber scammers used celebrities to con people

Think carefully before clicking on that Kim Kardashian-endorsed cryptocurrency or try to stream the latest Anna Kendrick movie for free online.
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Announcing ExpressVPN’s 2021 scholarship winner

We are excited to announce the winner of the ExpressVPN Future of Privacy Scholarship 2021: Ishmael Liwanda, a law...
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The internet is safer now—but a VPN is still essential protection

The internet is a far more encrypted place than it was 10 years ago, but privacy and security experts still recommend a VPN for most users.
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Guide: Protect your privacy at the workplace

Employer monitoring increased with the emergence of Covid-19, and it’s likely here to stay. Here are tips to maintain some of your personal privacy.
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