online privacy

Paying Online with Paypal vs. Paying Online with Blur from Abine

Abine is an online privacy company that helps consumers make private payments in our service called Blur which helps millions of consumers shopping online give out a Virtual Credit Card (which we call a Masked Credit Card) instead of their real credit card.  Since Abine’s privacy solutions have only been used by about 20 million […]



So, what happens if Abine’s servers get hacked?

These days, the next big data breach announcement is seemingly a weekly occurrence. Often, the companies getting hacked and their associated data breaches are a result of lax security protocols, but it increasingly appears that no one is immune to the growing number of threats, sneaky hacks, and unknown vulnerabilities latent everywhere in software running […]



Equifax and why Identity Protection needs to be destroyed and recreated

It’s not just Equifax. The entire industry is full of itself, corrupt, and hawking services with close to zero value. It’s hard to find the perfect words but the best descriptor for current identity protection is probably simple: “insurance fraud”. The problem of managing our identity online is real – we live increasingly digital lives […]



Snap Maps: Your Newest Social Privacy Concern

A few weeks back, Snapchat introduced its newest feature: Snap Maps. The app’s newest attribute allows you to share your current physical location with anyone that you’re already friends with on the app. While Snap Maps seems like a great idea from a social standpoint (as demonstrated by the Snap Map introduction video), it clearly […]



Online, you are guilty even after being proven innocent

Innocent in the real world, yet still guilty online…



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