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Who is your best buddy online? Certainly, it is Google. But, There is a private-us that we want to hide from Google, right? How about those searches that you do and don’t want anybody to know about them? And what about all that sensitive information stored in your Gmail and other Google accounts?
Yes may be all that information is of no use to Google but still a determined hacker can easily get his hands on all that information and he can use that for his purposes.
Google has and will have records of everything that you do online but if we do those things with proper care and take some precautions, then you can keep Google as your best friend and still hide yourself from Google. Well, here is a guide reflecting all the security measures necessary to help you hide yourself from Google:
Defcon 2; security measures under this heading are good for average person and provides a good defense against general attacks.
Defcon 1; security measures under this heading are advanced and good against determined hackers; moreover these techniques may also use third-party tools.
You can have a good look at both options and decide what suits you and what will suit your grand-ma computer.
Google Knows What You Searched last Summer! Hide Your-Private-Self
If you bother to see ‘Google Web History Page’ – you will be shocked to see all the records of your searches while you were logged in to your Google account and these are stored from years by default. No wonder if you find some entries which you don’t want to share with anybody.
Yes, one can easily hide your searches through web after logging out of your Google Account. But, safe bet is to unsubscribe ‘Google Web History’ service from your Google account settings, and permanently hiding your searches from Google.
Now there is none search records associated to your ID in Google database but Google will still store history associated to your IP. Although this won’t be of any use to Google but a determined person may use it and work his way to you. So, remove your custom or entire history from Google Account settings and moreover you can also put this feature on pause for any search you don’t want to leave tracks of.
A determined person can use Google server Logs associated to your IP to reach you. To counter that you can use web anonymously by using Anonymizer, Tor or Phzilla Firefox extension. What this will do is – use proxies to prevent any searches to direct back at your Computer by straying in various place and cities.
Google Has Eyes Everywhere; How to Hide Yourself?
So, by all that information Google can easily figure which site you have visited and at what time you visited. Of course, you can hide all that from Google too.
By setting up your browser you can block all third-party cookies storage. And if some site or you want a site to store cookies you can easily add it to exception. Hence, removing previously stored cookies also makes sense – previously stored cookies won’t delete themselves just by blocking new ones.
Double click service! You can’t avoid cookie stored by this service unless you installing opt-out cookie. Care is to be taken when you install opt-out cookie, whenever you delete all cookies stored, opt-out cookie will also get deleted. A ‘How-to Install’ for opt-out cookie is provided by Google.
Best Way is to use the ‘Incognito mode’ or ‘start private browsing’ feature, depending on your browser. Almost all popular browsers have private browsing feature. When you end the session, Incognito feature will erase all the history and cache. This is an effective method not only to hide yourself from Google moreover from any other person who uses that computer, only if you remember to click that mode.
Safest bet is to completely block the ads and scripts. Ad blocking Add-ons are available for almost all browsers like AdBlock or Adsweep. This may turn some sites unusable but that can be countered by allowing that junk on specific sites.
What about script that get load by some ads hence providing path to third parties for peeking in your system? Well you can easily turn the Java and other scripts from security settings in your browser or ‘No Script’ a Fire Fox add-on can be used.
Don’t Trust Your Sensitive Information On Any System
Since Google has all of your data and tracks of every thing that you do, it’s no wonder Hackers are after Google. Not possible? Yes it is, even though Google has best geeks and techies working for them but still in December 2009 some intruders were able to get in Google’s inner network.
Facebook is a very fast growing social network on internet. You can interact with your friends and family through Facebook and do lots of exciting and fun stuff on the social networking website.
Design and Outlook:
The traditional Facebook Profile is very simple and interactive having white background with a combination of blue color in headers and borders. Facebook lacks the feature of having the freedom to customize the profile and the users cannot change its overall outlook including the themes. Many other social networks like orkut provide this feature of customizing the profile and changing the themes as per like of the users.
Bored with Your Current Profile Outlook?
If you are really bored with your current Facebook profile and its theme and want to make your Facebook profile outlook really attractive and funky, then there is a solution for this now.
Teleconferencing service providers assist in making communication possible between parties who are positioned at distinct places from one another. This can be achieved through audio and video services. The expenses of those companies are greatly reduced as they do not have to bear costly travel expenses in order to bring their employees together for meetings. Audio teleconferencing services are more productive for the employees.
This is because employees have now much more time to spend for their work rather than spending the valuable time in traveling to and from the meeting center and office. Productivity between employees will be enhanced as a result of the communication between the parties. In order for the company to become the best, communication between employees is of keen significance.
Teleconferencing services providers provide a mode for the purpose of performing live presentations where the interaction of all the participants with one another is ensured. The requirements of a web conferencing are a web browser via the internet and the phone.
If some important piece of information is required to be passed to the sales personnel, a presentation over the web will be really helpful. This is because of the fact that people will not now have to meet at some physical location for this purpose.
Creation Of An Interactive Environment:
In case of web service provided by the teleconferencing service providers, an interactive environment is created through the use of software. In order to enter the virtual meeting room, every user is required to have the software downloaded. The other soft wares are also used in the meeting room in order to provide the callers access to the slides and other documents.
Audio Teleconferencing Services:
Audio teleconferencing services offer an 800 number to call the participants. In order to connect to the conference call, participants normally use a pre-assigned pin number.
After getting your domain name registered, paying off to your web host to get hosting for your website, and uploading your website on the web server, its time to view the final shape of your website. If you cannot view your website after all this hard work then does it mean it that you are missing something or is it just something with DNS propagation?
Understanding DNS Propagation
Before understanding the DNS propagation, you should be aware of the working of DNS. A master DNS is created by your web hosting provider in the event when you set your website up with it. This Master DNS is recorded in the Domain Name Server of your web hosting provider. The company which registers your domain name contacts to the DNS server of your web hosting provider. Your domain name registrar does it as the master authority of your domain which you have registered with it.
How Your Website is Being Searched?
When an outsider source searches your website, it first switches to the registration database in order to find out about the DNS authority of your website. After then that it goes to the DNS sever of your web hosting service provider in order to find out the IP address of your website’s domain name. From this IP address, this outsider source locates your website and can view your website.
Caching the DNS Records
The only problem with this searching process is that when your website is searched on internet by an outside source, the search process is catalyzed, as every ISP caches it DNS records to display your website in quick time. Read More
Samsung, One of the best mobile manufacturers, has announced another wonderful android SmartPhone named, Samsung Galaxy Fit S5670, which comes in a stylish design with unique high-mobility multimedia features and applications. It is one of the Samsung’s 2011 budget phones.
Samsung Galaxy Fit GT-S5670 Android SmartPhone is an entry level Android SmartPhone. It offers you following features:-
- Android v 2.2 Froyo OS
- 600MHz Processor with 3D Accelerator support
- 5-megapixel autofocus camera
- 3.31-inch QVGA Touch-screen display
- 150MB internal memory
- External memory slot (MicroSD Card supporting up to 32 G)
- RSS Reader and Web kit Browser
- Swype Keyboard, document viewer
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There are different problems that occur during browsing the internet. These problems are caused due to several reasons. Some times sites are working properly and fast. But some times there are some problems occur with our servers. Our servers open BSNL and opens DNS servers, so that they can update the server. To solve this problem, you can use DNS server to open any specific website.
DNS is the abbreviation of Domain Name System. This is a computer language to define any address or URL.
The DNS is in short, defines the address of different websites. For example, if you type any website in the address bar of your browser, it will automatically find the DNS server so that it could connect with the website. Without the DNS server it is not possible to connect to any website. On DNS server demand the server answer that contains an IP address. This IP address actually determines the location of the source.
Use of different DNS, when DNS default is slow
This is a normal problem when domain is moved and ISP banned the server to connect with any website. In such a case you can not view the websites and content of the page.
Though the Safari and Internet Explorer are good for browsing, but these have now become old fashioned. It is like living with your parents as you are born into these, and now ultimately, you need to discover the external world.
You have been using these browsers, since the time you have started to use your PC. Now in order to have the superlative knowledge, you need to spread out your e-horizons.
That comparison may not be more appropriate, as working with the Internet Explorer can be a better option. Experimentation can be regarded as meaningful exercise, because a browser can radically change the approach, interrelated to internet.
Each of the browsers has its own characteristics and add-ons that you may like or you have never felt the need for using these.
The choice of using internet browsers is unrestrained. The most widely used are Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, but it would be practically non-viable to unearth the diamond in the jagged.
The below is a small list to help you in your browsing journey, and optimistically it will enhance your joy of using internet.
Since its introduction in the market as a beta version, major developments have been such as, customized new tab page, browser themes, side by side view, password manager, better privacy controls, built in Adobe Flash Player, Autofill, Automatic Translation, HTML5 capabilities and synchronization of various things.
Keeping your browser should be your main priority while surfing. This is the case because like any other piece of software, Web browsers also contain vulnerabilities. People who benefit from this are cyber criminals or in other words hackers who like vulnerabilities. There are 5 websites which work towards keeping browsers safe and free. To do this, they evaluate the weakness and strength of the browser so determine who easily could someone’s information be accessed.
Therefore if you wish to make your browsing secure then these 5 sites might be of your help.
The first thing which you might notice after logging onto the website is that it would show the test results for all the browsers which could be compared. Since this post is about Web-browser security, there we should more likely focus on the security tab. After this the website would help evaluate the safety of your browser.
Just as Opera’s browser got accepted by Apple, the iPhone application got downloaded 1,023,380 times within 24 hours of its release. Currently, Opera Mini is the number one iPhone app in the 22 featured Apple App Stores on their site.
Finally launched on 14 April, Apple took three weeks to approve the program for iPhone, although it is already being used by other mobile phones.
The Opera Mini browser can provide almost six times faster download speed as compared to Apple’s own browser. It can also cut data traffic up to 90 percent. Moreover, the biggest advantage of Opera Mini is that all kinds of videos are supported, even Flash or sites like YouTube. This is due to the fact that the video is first rendered on the server and then sent to the device.