With over 3 million customers, Disconnect is the easiest way to protect your privacy on all of your devices. The software encrypts all Internet activity, blocks 5000+ trackers, and lets you search privately on Google, among many other great features.
Version: 2.0.5With over 3 million customers, Disconnect is the easiest way to protect your privacy on all of your devices - iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows
Operating System: Windows
Disconnect protects your privacy in 6 ways.
First, it lets you see all of the invisible tracking and unsecured connections on the websites you visit and the apps you use (Free). Second, it lets you search privately and securely using your favorite search engine, including Google, Bing, and Yahoo (Free).
Third, it routes all of your traffic through an encrypted tunnel to prevent wireless eavesdropping, secure your connections and protect sensitive personal info (Paid). Fourth, it blocks 5000+ malicious trackers, sources of malware and identity theft threats (Paid).
Fifth, it defeats Internet censorship and allows you to access content freely without revealing your true location and IP address (Paid). Sixth, it lets you easily understand - at a glance - the privacy policies of 1000s of sites, plus other details about how your data is collected and used (Paid).
Our team includes engineers who previously worked for Google and the NSA, so we are intimately familiar with online tracking and how to stop it.
Our business model is based 100% on consumer payments, so we have no reason to advertise to you or to collect your data. Our software is open source so anyone can verify how it works and that we don't keep any of your information.
We have been featured in over 500 press articles over the last 2 years, including an appearance on 60 Minutes. We are one of the of the first certified B Corps in the technology industry, a reflection of the fact that we see ourselves as both a for-profit company and a consumer advocacy organization.
Version 2.0.5: Includes bug fixes and various improvements.