Privacy & Crypto Explained
Welcome to Blokt, an independent privacy and cryptocurrency resource, providing the tools and information you need to stay secure. Our guides, reviews and news will keep you one step ahead when dealing with online privacy, security, or cryptocurrency.
In the ever-changing landscapes of privacy and cryptocurrency, it’s vital that all information is kept up-to-date. We keep our content updated in line with the latest developments in the space, so you don’t have to worry about stale information and outdated advice. See our most recent updates below:
Essential Privacy Guides
Our privacy guides cover everything from facial recognition to VPNs. Get started reading our essential guides below, or scroll down to view our extensive list of informative privacy content.
Essential Crypto Guides
Discover how cryptocurrencies work, how to use them safely and securely, how to use an exchange, and much more in our cryptocurrency guides. View the essentials below or scroll down for our comprehensive collection of crypto-based guides.
Blokt Guides, Reviews & Resources
Here, you can find a selection of our guides from every category, hand-picked by the editors. To explore any privacy or cryptocurrency subtopic further, simply use the site navigation at the top of the page.
Privacy Guides & Reviews
Find our top picks from the privacy section below, with a number guides covering privacy tools, threats, VPN reviews, private browsing and private messaging.
- Browser Fingerprinting – Learn how you can evade this sneaky tactic, employed by the big tech firms.
- What are DNS Leaks? – How to test, check and fix this common VPN malfunction.
- Spyware – What is it and how can you remove it if you get infected?
- Internet Safety for Kids – For you worrying parents wondering how to keep your precious little ones safe online.
- Biometrics – A new potential privacy risk. The author investigates the various types of biometrics and the privacy implications they carry.
- How Does Facial Recognition Work? – Could this technology be used to violate our privacy? Find out here.
- Five Eyes, Nine Eyes & 14 Eyes – Many countries are involved in these surveillance alliances. Are they spying on us?
- Which is the Best Ad Blocker – A list of the top ad blockers with options for Chrome, Firefox, iOS, Android, and more.
- Two-Factor Authentication – Now you can stop re-using the same password. A guide to securing your online accounts with the help of 2FA.
- Tor – What is this privacy-centric browser and how can it be used?
- Tor vs VPN – A showdown between these two popular privacy tools. Learn the pros and cons and find out which is best for you.
- Best VPN Protocol – Find out how the various VPN protocols compare.
- Best Secure Browsers – Which is the best and how can it be configured for maximum privacy?
- Private Browsing & Incognito Mode – Does this common method actually protect our privacy or is it pointless?
- Gab’s Dissenter Review – A detailed review of this controversial “free speech” browser.
- Best VPN – An extensive guide looking at various VPNs for multi use-cases. Find out which is best for you.
- NordVPN Review – Our expert looks at every aspect of this popular VPN to find out how fast, private and secure it really is.
- ExpressVPN Review – Does this VPN service live up to the hype and is it worth the price? Our expert investigates.
- Which is Best? ExpressVPN vs NordVPN – Which of these leading VPN services wins, based on 7 key metrics?
- Cyberghost VPN Review – Is it fast, safe and secure? Find out here.
- Surfshark VPN Review – Fairly priced and robust security. Is this VPN a no-brainer?
- ProtonVPN Review – From the team that brought us ProtonMail. How does their VPN service fair?
- Which is the Best VPN for iPhone – iOS users can find the best VPN options for iPhone here.
- Best VPN for Android – If your handset is running Google Android and you’re looking for a reliable VPN, you’ll want to start here.
- Find the Best Mac VPN – A comparison of Mac-compatible VPN services.
- Best VPN for Torrenting – Find the best option for users with a soft spot for torrenting.
- Which is the Best VPN for Gaming – Our expert picks 3 top services for gamers.
- Find the Best Chome VPN – Find the best service for those using the Chrome web browser.
- Netflix VPN – Not all VPNs are compatible with Netflix. Find the ones that are here.
- The Best VPN for Windows – Take a look at the available options and find one that works best for you.
Cryptocurrency Guides & Reviews
Editors’ picks from our cryptocurrency section. Looking to learn more about altcoins, how to buy Bitcoin or where to keep your cryptocurrency? We’ve got you covered.
- Dogecoin – Learn the ins and out of this popular meme coin in our ultimate DOGE guide.
- What is Dash? – A comprehensive guide on this leading cryptocurrency that explains its key features such as PrivateSend and InstantSend.
- Stellar Lumens – Everything you need to know about Stellar and its native cryptocurrency Stellar Lumens.
- Tron – Info-packed guide on this controversial project and its native cryptocurrency, TRX.
- Ripple – A much-hyped coin on social media. Find out more about Ripple and XRP in our info-packed guide.
- Chainlink – The complete beginner’s guide to Chainlink, a popular project enabling smart contracts to connect to real world data.
- Which is the Best Bitcoin Casino? Find out in our extensive comparison of the best Bitcoin and cryptocurrency casino sites.
- Best Bitcoin Sports Betting Sites – The ultimate BTC sportsbook list (for US and international players).
- Best Bitcoin Gambling Sites – Whether you prefer sportsbook, esports, casino or table games, find the best sites here.
- Bitstarz Review – Find out what our expert thinks about this popular Bitcoin casino.
- What is Blockchain – A helpful guide to get your started with blockchain and its various applications.
- What is Proof of Stake? – Learn how to stake your coins on Proof of Stake (also known as PoS) consensus protocols.
- Atomic Swaps – Find out how they work and how they empower peer-to-peer trading.
- What is Ethereum? – A huge guide explaining the features and workings of this huge smart contract platform.
- How to Mine Ethereum – Everything you need to know about how to become an ETH miner.
- Ethereum Lending – A breadkdown of the various DeFi platforms including MakerDAO, ETHLend, BlockFi, Compound, SALT & Dharma.
- Which is the Best Ethereum Wallet? – A review of many wallets that support ETH, including hardware, paper, mobile & exchange wallets.
- Find the Best Bitcoin Exchange – A thorough look into the best cryptocurrency and Bitcoin exchanges.
- Coinbase Review – Find out what our expert thinks about this dominant cryptocurrency exchange.
- Binance Review – A look into Binance, a hugely successful exchange offering trading of a huge variety of cryptocurrencies.
- Bitmex Review – This derivatives trading platform for crypto contracts is popular with traders who like to use leverage. Find out why.
- FTX Review – A beginner’s guide to this institutional-grade cryptocurrency derivatives exchange that’s taken the crypto world by storm.
- Ledger Nano S Review – An analysis of this best-selling hardware wallet.
- Ledger Nano X Review – Find out what our expert thinks about this innovative hardware wallet with Bluetooth support.
- Best Hardware Wallet – Discover which wallet is the best for storing your Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.