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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.
Internet security services are highly essential for any company. It enables them protect personal or business data. It also makes sure that privacy is maintained and important information is kept saved. Since today’s economy is totally computer-based, it is essential to guard system from any damaging virus or malware.
Protection is important
A company can really suffer if any serious damage occurs to its important files and database. At present, market place is totally technology-driven. Therefore, it is vulnerable to virus attacks. A foreign electronic enemy can hamper the growth of a business, which is running at its boom. Therefore, having strong software that gives full protection is very much needed.
Apart from big companies, even small businesses with a fewer employees also require such tools that can keep external attackers away from their database.
Business firewall software and anti-virus applications are two of the several available options. These can help an employer maintain safety and privacy of his company.
Many companies suffer a lot, if their identity is stolen. They have to struggle a great deal to combat their hidden enemy. Most of the time, recovery is really difficult. Once the data is lost, it is hard to identify the specific electronic invader.
Choosing an internet security program
Employees frequently do web surfing to carry out day-to-day business activities. Company owners should select internet security services program that includes reporting and monitoring applications. This will enable them get print out of all web addresses that employees have searched in workplace. It will also help manager to determine time efficiency of each employee.
Document Management Software is required by all small or large business companies. The best Document Management Software will provide features that enable a consumer to modify, store and retrieve useful information. Document Management Software is commercially available but it can be tailored exactly according to consumer`s requirement. Document Management Soft utilizes all its features to create a reliable database.
Document Management Software – Information Management
Modern companies have come to terms with the fact that competition is tough and lack of improvement in any aspect of the business will push them behind. Business oriented companies need a powerful and packed Document Management Software which has the ability to process large quantities of data at once. Document Management Software needs to be highly useful. It is software fails at any point, a large amount of data may be lost forever.
Organizing Information – Updated Database
Document Management Software actually organizes the data into useful portions. This data can then be used for further processing purpose by an individual or a company. A centralized knowledge base for such a Document Management Software is vital. With this, employees of a company can create an up-to date database for use.
Why Document Management Software is Important?
The software must be unique yet easily accessible to people who are new to computers. If a large company wants to perform at peak performance, then its data must be constantly updated. Examples of such companies or institutions include Government Citizen Database or Energy Sector`s Consumer Detail Database. Electronic Document or Form Manager/Producer is essential for a company to issue accurate information to its employees.
Good Document Management Software
Good Document Management Software keeps the data entry and output at a uniform level. Electronic Form producing software has a built-in template options for commercial or domestic publications.
Hosting of virtual website is a first step toward online business expansion. A share server means that many different companies are hosting their sites through same server. It is basically a fit size for all kind of web hosting approaches with the companies having no control over changes in software. However, private server hosting plan are also available. Much flexibly is granted in this type of plan to a company.
Nature Of Hosting:
Hosting of a virtual website is comparable to the fast food menu cost. A hungry man can satisfy his hunger there, while saving few bucks for next meal. Similarly, for less than 10$ a site can be hosted offering standard fare items like statistic of the visiting site and email accounts. But, unlike fast food item, taste of hosting a website remains same. Contrary to this some twisting plans are offered by private server hosting.
Owner of private server can configure or reconfigure his website routinely. In contrast, in virtual sharing plan, a person has to follow many steps. Likewise a person can easily make changes regarding the operation and responses, without disturbing any other sites.
Linux is the most common among operating system for private plan. Contrary to virtual website hosting, private users can easily access to root accounts, which allow then to program compilation, start services and changing of directories and files. Of course, the rates of private hosting are very high.
Drawbacks Of Private Hosting:
In the past few years the cost of private hosting is increasing regularly. This may be due to increase in hardware cost. But companies, who are not getting all of the expected functionality like multiple user management and web hosting tools, are equally responsible. Especially e-commerce users, who need to manage many individual accounts for reselling of goods, have to face lots of difficulties in doing so. Therefore, a wise decision is required by a company owner before opting private plans.
Unmanaged Server Plans:
Hosting plans for virtual private servers fall under two categories of server application. They are managed server plans and unmanaged server plans. Unmanned server plan is less expensive as customer is solely responsible for his actions. A company must possess highly skilled staff, if it is choosing this type of private server.
Motorola has finally launched the much anticipated Tablet of 2011. Motorola is known for the smart gadgets. Motorola cell phones have already gained the very attention of millions of consumers in US. The brand value of Motorola has increased in the recent years. For a couple of months, it was expected that Motorola would get involved in the tablet game—that wasn’t beyond the realms of possibility—and happily, Motorola has now launched the Xoom tablet officially.
Features Of Xoom Tablet
The headline of Xoom Tablet is “It supports the Android 3.0 Honeycomb”. One finds the features spellbinding: 10 inch display with 16:10 aspect ratio (1280 x 800 pixels); Tegra 2 dual core CPU with 1 GHz processing; 1 GB RAM and 3G data modem, which can be upgraded up to 4G, given the availability of the chipsets. And, to everyone’s surprise, one will be able to upgrade their 3G Xoom from an authorized dealer in a matter of minutes and there’ll be no need of purchasing a new model—Motorola says so. Read More
The 2011 CES (Consumer Electronic Show) was held on Jan 7, 2011. Even before the CES, the companies have started to exhibit their merchandise. It was therefore, predicted that the Touch Tablet drift would steal the show this year. The Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t was also one the prominent products.
Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t
The Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t is fundamentally a netbook tablet with multi touch resources and a capacitive monitor. It does not come as a surprise to learn that net book tablets are well liked by the production companies, especially if we talk with reference to transferring the equipments to tablet Pcs. The net books are available at an inexpensive initial rate. With the addition of rotating touch screen, the cost will be enhanced by a little amount. For that reason, net book tablets are considered to be excellent products, if make comparison of price against the characteristics.
Competition for Lenovo Ideapad S10-3t
In fact Ideapad S10-3t is the not the only available netbook tablet in the market. It has competition with couple of other brands, like ASUS EEE PC T91 MT, Gigabyte TouchNote T1028 and Acer 1420p. Now in the year 2011, the Ideapad S10-3t will mark an Atom N470 CPU. It will be with a 10.1 inches HD (High Definition) and a vast 320 GB hard disk (good enough for running multiple programs). It also contains a battery cell with the facility to improve it further for eight cells.
Multimedia Features of Lenovo
Lenovo also have made an endeavor to make addition of couple of multimedia characteristics to the Idealpad S10-3t. This includes a HD monitor and dolby digital sound system. You can use this device ideally for watching movies and listening to songs and other music. It has excellent means to communicate with other devices, like Bluetooth, WI-Fi 802.11N, 3G and Wi-Max. The initial purchasing expense for Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3t is US$459.