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Corporate Root CA - How does it work and what does it do?

Does the presence of the company's CA / issuing authority certificates in the chain indicate that the company is able to access the data I receive and transmit via this website? Yes. They have ...
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Corporate Root CA - How does it work and what does it do?

Isn't all the data end-to-end encrypted? No. There are two protection methods on a wire: data protection on a wire: data is protected only during transmission, but are decrypted once reached TLS ...
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How do you hide your browser advertising fingerprint?

There is no simple way to avoid fingerprinting. The browser that currently best resists fingerprinting is Tor Browser, which uses a modified version of Firefox. If you don't wish to use Tor, then you ...
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Is it a risk to allow security or privacy apps to install a certificate and filter HTTPS?

TL;DR: Yes, but not a very large one if the certificate and private key are generated correctly. What layer(s) of the network does AdGuard work on? Typically, programs like this act as an HTTPS ...
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Is it a risk to allow security or privacy apps to install a certificate and filter HTTPS?

You correctly said that the risk is not the application being naughty with that particular feature, as you already gave it more that enough ways to harm you. A way the proxy (what it is) could lower ...
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Why certain sites don't send newsletters to "anonymous" mail addresses?

This unfortunate situation isn't really infosec issue, but rather: (a) marketing issue - They want your real e-mail address to report smth like "We have N subscribers and attracted M more last ...
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