Decentraleyes alternatives

Looking for a better tool, or simply want to learn about alternatives? There is typically more than one option.

Alternatives (by tag)

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Alternative: BleachBit

BleachBit is an open source tool focused on maintaining your privacy by cleaning up sensitive data on the system.

With the help of BleachBit, the system can be kept clean and increase privacy in the process.

Items that can be cleaned by BleachBit include:


  • Browser cache

  • Cookies

  • Internet history

  • Temporary files

  • Log files

The tool can 'shred' files to ensure the data can no longer be retrieved, opposed to just deleting it.

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Alternative: DarkJPEG

DarkJPEG is an open source steganography web service. It can hide data, which gets hidden in a JPEG. All with anonymity and plausible deniability in mind.

Project details

DarkJPEG is written in JavaScript.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • data hiding

DarkJPEG project page

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Alternative: hBlock

hBlock is a security tool to protect against advertisements, trackers, and malware. It does so by altering the /etc/hosts file and block bad or malicious hosts.

Project details

hBlock is written in shell script.

Strengths

  • + Used language is shell script
  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • malware protection
  • privacy enhancement

hBlock project page

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Alternative: MAT (Metadata Anonymisation Toolkit)

MAT is a privacy tool to remove metadata from files. This enhances your privacy levels by removing those bits of data that may store sensitive information.

Project details

MAT is written in Python.

Strengths

  • + The source code of this software is available

Typical usage

  • privacy enhancement

MAT project page

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Alternative: Privacy Badger

Privacy Badger is a tool to enhance your privacy and protect against web resources like trackers that spy on your web behavior.

Project details

Privacy Badger is written in JavaScript.

Strengths

  • + More than 50 contributors
  • + The source code of this software is available
  • + Supported by a large company
  • + Well-known tool

Weaknesses

  • - Many provided pull requests are still open

Typical usage

  • privacy enhancement

Privacy Badger project page