Internet service providers, black hats, government entities, and advertising companies alike are doing their best to compromise your security. So if you want to protect yourself, you’re going to need a wide range of tools. And right now, Humble is offering up a load of services on the cheap.
• Humble Software Bundle: Cybersecurity
For as little as a single dollar, you can nab a full year of System Mechanic, one month of Private Internet Access’s VPN service, and a credit of $25 for ProtonMail Plus secure email.
Pay at least $1
If you’re willing to pay more than what most people paid for the bundle, you’ll get the Prey anti-theft service, the Vipre antivirus solution, and the TrackOFF software to bypass trackers.
Beat The Average
Bump up to $15, and a whopping $583 of software and services will be yours. Beyond what’s already been listed, this also grants access to one-year memberships to the Dashlane password manager, the AdGuard anti-ad service, a Private Internet Access, and SpiderOak ONE’s secure cloud backup.
Pay at least $15
By default, a portion of your purchase will go toward the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Not only is the EFF a beloved digital rights org, but it also has a a four-star rating on Charity Navigator – no small feat!
Note: Terms and conditions apply. See the Humble site for more information.
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