Ali Qamar

Ali Qamar is the founder of PrivacySavvy, which he started out of the sheer passion for making every internet user privacy savvy. Ali has always been concerned about security and privacy for the general public and is very libertarian. Even before Edward Snowden appeared, he has been a privacy advocate even before Edward Snowden appeared with his revelations about NSA's mass surveillance.

Ali graduated with a computing degree from the leading IT college in Pakistan, so he boasts a background in this area. He has an accountable understanding of the technical sides of encryption, VPNs, and privacy.

Ali is regularly quoted in the privacy and security reports by the local press. His contributions have been featured in SecurityAffairs, HackRead, Ehacking, Livewire, Intego, Business.com, InfosecMagazine, and many more publications online. Ali is naturally attracted to transforming things.

Is TikTok Safe for Kids in 2022?
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: March 3, 2022
We have to start this article with a painful answer: no, TikTok is not entirely safe for kids. But then, nothing on the internet is 100% safe for kids, simple…
Worldwide cyberwar break out possibility after the Russian invasion of Ukraine
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: February 26, 2022
Russian expertise in digital warfare is so well acknowledged around the globe that it’s been a debating point over the last two electoral cycles in the US. That’s why it…
Avast VPN vs. NordVPN: Which is the Better VPN Service in 2022?
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: February 16, 2022
Do you know how cool NordVPN is? You should. The web reviews it’s been gathering for months are nothing short of amazing. It’s the VPN enthusiast’s newest darling beloved by…
WireGuard VPN protocol: It’s fast, it’s secure. But is it good for your privacy?
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: February 13, 2022
The WireGuard VPN protocol is relatively new in the VPN industry. It sought to give VPN users the best service by simultaneously improving speeds and encryption over the previously available…
41 data privacy statistics and facts you can’t afford to ignore in 2022
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: January 15, 2022
There’s every reason to be concerned about digital privacy in this day and age. Is your company about to take a turn on its privacy policy? Are you worried about…
The dirty digital dozen – 12 worst computer viruses in history
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: January 11, 2022
Did you know the world’s first virus actually emerged more than three decades ago? Yes, apparently, the mother of all viruses, “Brain,” first surfaced online in…
What is Layer 2 Forwarding (L2F), and how it works?
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: January 8, 2022
The Layer 2 Forwarding protocol is a media-independent technology developed at Cisco Systems. It’s a media-independent tunneling protocol that came to life at the first Virtual Private Networks development stages.
9 online privacy trends to look for in 2022
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: February 17, 2022
Privacy in the brave new digital world wasn’t always so important. The privacy activists who tried to raise their voices a couple of decades ago were few and far between.
The very best free encryption software tools in 2022
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: February 17, 2022
Our current world is interconnected to a very high degree that even the boldest Sci-Fi writers of the past never imagined. The Internet is, of course, the means of this…
Malwarebytes review: So how good is it, really?
user icon Ali Qamar time icon Last Updated: December 17, 2021
Malwarebytes is antivirus software that reminds me of Google’s early days in several ways. Back in the late ’90s, when the search engine war was unresolved, a brand new entity…