Tor's famous for anonymizing your Internet activities and infamous for being a pain to use. Debuting at Black Hat, the Tortilla tool smooths out some of the global network's rough edges.
Your identity is safe with Anonymizer, but its yearly subscription fee is less attractive than Steganos Anonym's onetime price.
An earlier version of this story misidentified SOCKS. SOCKS, at its simplest, is a way to transfer data from one computer to another through a proxy. This story was also updated to clarify the Tor browser bundle.
The good ol' days of chummy games of "Spot the Fed" at Defcon are finished as hackers and security entrepreneurs plan next steps in the wake of government spying revelations.
The National Security Agency uses a bit of jiu-jitsu to turn the structure of Web ad networks against people who run Tor to remain anonymous.
OptimizeGoogle, GoogleSharing, TrackMeNot, BetterPrivacy, and BitDefender QuickScan help keep Google and other Web snoops from tracking your search and other browsing activity.
With so many CNET readers talking about Froyo, CNET's cell phone editor devotes his On Call column to your questions, praises, and complaints about the update.
We all know that you play when you should be working. But at least we're here to help you hide what you shouldn't be doing.
Tips for keeping your Web activities secret, or as secret as the Internet allows.