Privacy

Man with laptop experiences product usage tracking.

How product usage tracking can compromise privacy

December 3, 2019

Innocent feature tracking can quickly turn into unacceptable user behavior monitoring, user profiling and a money-spinner for a company. Tarquin Wilton-Jones, Security Expert at Vivaldi, describes how.

How to stop the online tracking machine

November 13, 2019

Arne Möhle, co-founder of the secure email service Tutanota, reveals the true extent of the abuse of data, as well as how to stop the unlimited data mining.

Decoding network activity in Vivaldi

November 7, 2019

In this article, Vivaldi security expert Yngve Pettersen takes a deep dive into network activity in Vivaldi.

bank on privacy

Bank on privacy

September 24, 2019

Banks in the US and elsewhere have been selling anonymous information about customers’ spending habits for a long time. Now, Norway’s largest bank plans to do the same. Here’s what our security team has to say to that.

Private search

Privacy and the rise of the alternative search engine

September 20, 2019

Over the summer we opened our blog to guest bloggers eager to share their perspectives on privacy. In this story, Finn Brownbill explains how we can put an end to tracking in search for the purpose of data collection. 

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This is how the most secure browsers will protect you

September 15, 2019

There’re a growing number of reasons for people to be concerned about security and privacy online. Let’s take a look at what your browser can do to protect you.

Three search engines that don’t track you

September 1, 2019

More and more search engines pride themselves on protecting user privacy by not tracking or sharing their users’ searches.

Vivaldi’s powerful privacy settings

June 24, 2019

Vivaldi’s privacy settings give you the control to safeguard your private data more than any other browser. Let’s take a look at what you can do with Vivaldi.

The privacy price we pay for “free” food

June 14, 2019

This summer, we’re opening our blog to guest bloggers eager to share their perspectives on privacy. In this blog, Jeff Brown argues that when we agree to let companies get our private data – or not – we make a conscious decision but the most vulnerable are those who don’t understand that they’ve made a choice.

Using the Filter Obscure to hide sensitive content on your screen when inactive

How to hide private content from your screen?

February 28, 2019

Do you worry that others might see private information you’re viewing on your screen? Let’s talk about Vivaldi’s screen privacy filter – Filter Obscure.

Privacy is not just a personal matter

January 28, 2019

The loss of our privacy is a loss for society and democracy. In a surveillance society, the impact of data collection is not just personal because collective privacy is lost too.

Don’t say a word

July 25, 2018

Are you a stickler for grammar? Have you installed an extension or two in your browser to make sure your grammar and spelling are just right? Read on for some privacy implications.