What are Data Brokers and How Come They Sell Your Info

A Comprehensive Step-by-step Guide to Data Brokers by OneRep, Part 1

Have you ever Googled yourself? You may encounter the shock of your life when you discover your personal details scattered across the internet. The worst part? Some information may be incorrect. 

That’s right. Websites may label you as a criminal with kids, when in fact, you have a clean slate and no children. It’s horrible. On the other hand, you may receive robocalls, despite adding your number to the Do Not Call list, or you may find super private stuff online that you’ve never shared with anyone. 

If this is you, you need to know about data brokers and what they do. Continue reading "What are Data Brokers and How Come They Sell Your Info"

Your Antivirus is Spying on You: Avast Was Quietly Selling Web Browsing Data of Millions of its Users

Onerep brings you the latest news from the world of data. Stay tuned to learn about high profile data breaches, harvesting, misuse and other cybersecurity incidents involving both major companies and individuals.

According to the recent investigation of Motherboard and PCMag, Avast antivirus widely used all over the world has been selling highly sensitive browsing data of its users to many of the world's biggest companies. Avast client list includes Google, Yelp, Microsoft, Pepsi, Sephora, Home Depot, Condé Nast, and many others.

Continue reading "Your Antivirus is Spying on You: Avast Was Quietly Selling Web Browsing Data of Millions of its Users"

OneRep users share their personal experiences with our service

Our offline life is now closely intertwined with our online life. Unfortunately, this didn’t make us safer. We reached out to OneRep customers to ask why they sought help from an online privacy company. Some of the personal stories they shared have literally shocked us. With the permission of our customers, we decided to share their stories with you. For security reasons, all names and locations mentioned have been changed. Continue reading "OneRep users share their personal experiences with our service"