Category Archive for: Security

The Risky Business of Charging Your Phone in Public

If you get a bit frantic when your phone or tablet battery is low, you’re not alone. An LG survey found that 90% of people experience “Low Battery Anxiety” when their phone’s battery dips below 20%. This can understandably cause you to seek out the nearest charger. But not all methods for boosting your battery…

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Your Connection is Secure with DuckDuckGo Smarter Encryption

Smarter Encryption is a key component of our mobile app (DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser) and desktop browser extension (DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials). With Smarter Encryption, over 80% of clicks to websites from DuckDuckGo Search use encrypted connections. Pinterest is using Smarter Encryption to increase encryption in Pin links by 33%. Smarter Encryption code is open source. When…

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