Security

Security Glossary
Below you will find the definitions for common Security terms in Digital Care.   Active Protection Active protection is  also known as auto-protect, real...
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 7:19 AM
What is the ProtectMeStick Secure OS?
The ProtectMeStick Secure OS is a customized version of the Unbuntu Live CD 32-bit operating system, based on version 16.0.4.
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 7:20 AM
How does ProtectMeStick protect me from targeted ads?
Using the Secure OS and the Tor network on the ProtectMeStick prevents others from tracking you across the web. Without these tracking cookies or access to b...
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 7:20 AM
What is a browser fingerprint?
Websites use browser fingerprinting to capture information like browser type, OS, active plugins, time zone, and a variety of other active settings to track ...
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 7:20 AM
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that hold data from a client or website and are stored on your computer. Once stored, they can be accessed by the web server and use...
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 7:20 AM
Why is Linux considered more secure than Windows?
Linux-based operating systems are considered more secure than Windows operating systems for a few reasons. One is that hackers don’t typically target Linux ...
Fri, 2 Aug, 2019 at 7:21 AM