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How to Use the Internet from China

If you’re visiting China and want to use the internet, you’re in for a nasty surprise: Many sites you take for granted, like Google and Facebook, can’t be accessed from the People’s Republic. This block, often called the Grea…

How to Set up PGP Encryption in ProtonMail

Pretty Good Privacy, or PGP for short, lets you lock your email messages so that only the intended recipient with the key can view them. ProtonMail is one of the few email services that supports this feature without any extra…

LastPass vs Bitwarden: Which Is Right for You?

On the surface, LastPass and Bitwarden are quite similar. They are both robust, server-based password managers with strong security. But they take different approaches when it comes to pricing, cross-device support, and trans…

How to Transfer LastPass Passwords to 1Password

LastPass and 1Password are both robust password managers with a proven track record. But if you’re done using LastPass, it’s easy to transfer over to 1Password. Here’s how to export your passwords from LastPass and import the…

How to Delete Your LastPass Account

Decided to move away from LastPass? It’s time to say your final goodbyes by deleting your account. This makes sure that none of your passwords will be stored on LastPass’ servers. Here’s how to delete your LastPass account….

How to Turn on Registration Lock in Signal

Signal, the secure messaging application, ties itself to your phone number. For extra protection against thieves stealing your phone number, you can enable Registration Lock, preventing anyone from registering another account…

How to See and Manage Linked Devices in Signal

Signal is a secure messaging app that takes your privacy very seriously. By default, messages only go to your phone, but you can add other devices that will receive copies, letting you chat from your computers and tablets. He…

Should You Use a VPN for Gaming?

There’s a good chance you run into a lot of ads for VPN (virtual private network) services while visiting websites or listening to podcasts. They are everywhere these days thanks, in part, to a renewed focus on privacy and se…

How to Check If Signal Is Down

Is Signal down? At the start of 2021, the encrypted chat app has seen a wave of new users who want to keep their conversations private. Here’s how to check whether Signal is down for everyone else.
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