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When you do click the button, the site starts to do a number of Google searches all on its own, right before your eyes. And they’re probably the kind of searches you wouldn’t want anyone to see in your search history. You’ll see what I mean.

They start off pretty tame, but get much much worse. Read some of the coverage if you’re not as brave as the half a million people to click the button so far…

But… why?

You can read my Vice interview here. Some see it as a prank site, some as a pointless piece of shit website, while others as serious commentary on the issue of government watch lists, NSA, Snowden, spying etc.

(It’s actually all three)

– Nevertheless, we are serious about internet privacy. Read more about our agenda here.

Death – 1,000 Eyes – From the Album Symbolic, March 1995

“…. Plunging into a newfound
Age of advanced observeillance
A worldwide, foolproof cage

Privacy and intimacy as we know it
Will be a memory…


The reception to Ruin My Search History has been CRAZY.


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  10. New York Magazine
  11. Huffington Post (Greek)
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  18. Forbes
  19. Kinja
    …and countless others.

This has really made us understand that there’s a huge crowd out there of readers and media participants alike who are interested in tools and information relating to internet security, and that’s when we decided to create a comprehensive blog that encompasses these topics. We are really focused on VPNs, how to guides like how to delete cookies, and general information article like “what are cookies“. It’s all pretty much work in progress, but we’re getting there!

Read more – our latest posts on the website:

How Does A Firewall Work And Why Is It Necessary To Have It Enabled

A firewall provides security to the computer by managing incoming and outgoing traffic, as defined by the user’s set rules. It restricts unwanted network communication between other online devices and your computer so that only permissible content is allowed to pass through to your side and go out. Most firewalls are different in how they… Continue reading


What is VPN Encryption And How Does it Work

The term VPN stands for Virtual Private Network and is an online security encryption system used to safely and privately access the web. It encodes the data you send over the internet so that only authorized individuals are able to access it. Typically, traffic sent via VPN is in the form of end-to-end encryption, whereby… Continue reading


VPN for Mac Users

“Because Mac users need VPN Services too” If your intention is to learn more about internet security and anonymity then RuinMySearchHistory can be your one-stop-shop. Our blog is constantly updated with the latest happenings in the field, new reviews, how to guides, all written in layman’s words so that our audience can fully comprehend them…. Continue reading


Namecheap VPN Review

Namecheap is a reliable VPN service that provides users secure and unlimited anonymity solutions when browsing the internet. This world-class VPN is found in more than 40 countries around the world, where users often activate it to keep their private data hidden, maintain safety on public Wi-Fi networks and hide their IP address so as… Continue reading


The Definitive Guide to Online Safety and Anonymity

The internet has opened up the world and made it possible for people to communicate across vast distances at the touch of a button. However, web surfers still need to be careful when going online because there are many dangers present in the cyber world. Using one of the best anonymous VPN services, a privacy… Continue reading


Windscribe VPN Review

Windscribe is a powerful VPN tool that allows you to surf the internet undetectably from various regions across the world. With it, you can circumvent geographical censorship or content restrictions, block annoying ads and unlock entertainment content from streaming services such as Netflix. Moreover, online hackers and surveillance dragnets won’t be able to access your… Continue reading

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Tunnelbear VPN Review

Launched in Toronto, Canada in 2011, TunnelBear is a multinational vpn service that’s available in more than 20 countries across the globe. The company was founded by Daniel Kaldor and Ryan Dochuk, who have previous experience working at various large firms including Goldman Sachs, RIM and Microsoft. Tunnelbear vpn offers its users both free and… Continue reading


GooseVPN Review

In our recent VPN speed test and journey to find the best VPN we came across GooseVPN. We decided to write a GooseVPN review and add it to our site! This company is a new virtual private network service that was developed in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The VPN is available in around 28 countries around the… Continue reading


PrivateVPN Review

PrivateVPN is a convenient global vpn service based in Stockholm, Sweden. The company was founded in 2009 and was originally named privatvpn.se before its name was changed. Users are provided with big offerings such as multiple operating systems and protocols, reliable connectivity across the globe and unlimited-bandwidth among other functions. This PrivateVPN review, written by… Continue reading


How to Recognize a Phishing Website or Email

Phishing is a common cyber crime that affects 1000’s of people around the world each year. It occurs when a hacker sends you a suspicious email or website with the intention of accessing your crucial online information, such as login credentials, banking details, tax information and so on. Typically, fraudsters trick you into sharing your… Continue reading


Your Ultimate Guide to VPNs Including Top 10 Best VPN Services

“What you know, don’t know, and did not know you do not know about VPN” If you want to know more about internet security and staying safe online, you have come to the right place. RuinMySearchHistory (this website that you’re on) has been featured on multiple publications with its unique search history tool. As featured… Continue reading

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SaferVPN Review

SaferVPN is a fast-growing vpn service based in Israel. The company provides network anonymity solutions to around 34 countries around the world, and has been in operation since 2013 when it was initially formed. Users can be assured of various great features such as: reliable speeds of up to 44Mbps on a global scale, low… Continue reading


VPN Speed Test: The Fastest VPN

We, at Ruin Your Search History Blog, have been covering the best VPN providers (including mobile VPN apps) for a while now. Now is the time to compile a detailed comparison between 10 leading VPNs trying to determine which is the fastest VPN service, and how do VPN services’ speed compare. So, without further ado, here is… Continue reading


Best VPN Mobile Apps for Android Devices

Our website and VPN guide won’t be completed without writing about VPN apps. As the internet browsing patterns change rapidly and mobile is taking precedence in terms of popularity, the interest in VPN apps naturally grows. People are eager to figure out what is the best Android VPN and read Android VPN app reviews for the… Continue reading


Express VPN Review

ExpressVPN is a virtual private network provider that’s available in more than 148 cities around the world. The anonymous browsing software is available in a variety of platforms including Windows, Mac, Android, Linux, iOS and Routers. The website is available in 17 languages so learning how to use it should be easy for almost every… Continue reading


Why Free VPNs are Not Worth It

You must have heard about VPNs by now. Just in the past 3 months, Russia has outlawed several websites and social network leading to a huge surge in searches for them. VPNs are becoming almost a necessity in some countries (take China for example which essentially blocks the entire western internet making it impossible for… Continue reading


HideMyAss (HMA) VPN Review

Hide My Ass (also known as HMA) is a virtual private network (VPN) that allows you to access the web anonymously from any location around the world. It works by forming an encrypted link between your PC and the internet so as to stream content much more securely. The software is compatible with Android, Windows,… Continue reading

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NordVPN Review

We are on a journey to discover the best VPN for our readers, and we could not have missed NordVPN which is one of the top-rated VPN by almost all of our competitors. We wanted to inquire whether this is indeed one of the best VPN providers our there or just has terrific connections all around… Continue reading


How to Install Safe Browser Extensions

Extensions can add a lot of exciting features and functions to your browser. However, just like any other online app they pose a real security threat if not properly chosen. As a web user, you should know how to stay safe when downloading an extension in order to avoid fraudsters and internet scammers. Below are… Continue reading


How to Avoid Malware on Android

Nowadays, most smartphones use the Android operating system due to its quality performance and wide variety of apps available for downloading. Nevertheless, despite its great features the system is still susceptible to malware that can cause damage. Such harmful malware software can track your every move, steal your passwords, use your resources without your consent and… Continue reading


Does cryptocurrency help privacy?

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by a swing in 2017. Bitcoin finally became a household name that even your 60 year old auntie is familiar with. Major bankers, leading investors and even central banks and governments started discussing the role of cryptocurrency in the financial system (if any). A sleazy myriad of speculations and false prophecies… Continue reading


What are Mozilla Firefox Addons and Extensions?

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular all-round browsers available today. Nevertheless, despite its great performance you can still improve the app’s capabilities by installing addons. This is a general term referring to plugins, themes and extensions which are all installable enhancements. They allow you to add or improve features, use custom themes and… Continue reading


VPN Area Review

VPN Area is a new state-of-the-art Windows VPN app that’s used by 1000s of people all over the world. The software is owned by Bulgarian based company Offshore Security Ltd and therefore falls under the country’s jurisdiction. However, their servers and emails are managed in Switzerland. This VPNarea review contains the most recent data regarding… Continue reading


Is Someone Using Your Computer Without Your Consent?

Statistics show that close to 317 million new malware programs are created in a year, which translates to about 1 million new cyber-threats released each day. Even more interesting to know is that in most cases hackers relied on bugs that have been there since 2002. With so much hacking going on in the cyber… Continue reading


Opinion: Is Internet Surveillance Another Mean of Brainwash?

 Death – 1,000 Eyes – From the Album Symbolic, March 1995 “…. Plunging into a newfound Age of advanced observeillance A worldwide, foolproof cage Privacy and intimacy as we know it Will be a memory…”   Internet surveillance and content control in the hands of many governments is increasing over the past few years in… Continue reading


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