Articles on the general configuration of BlackFog and compatibility with third party products.
The short answer is NO. BlackFog is very conscious about Privacy and we do not collect information about you. In fact, BlackFog makes you aware of what information other applications are collecting and where all your information is going (whether you have consented or not).
When installing BlackFog on multiple machines within a family or corporate environment it is often necessary to ensure that the product is not disabled or removed.
If you are running Trend Micro AV Security suite you may notice that it randomly removes legitimate applications like BlackFog Privacy while it is cleaning your computer.
When starting BlackFog Privacy some users have reported an error when reviewing the log file. The error states that the Policies cannot be applied due to an error.
When the BlackFog client is running some users report the message "Protection Inactive" below the Network tile. This means that the underlying service "Privacy Service" is no longer running. There are several reasons why this can happen.
BlackFog is able to operate in a number of different environments, from VDI, and Virtual Machines through to Remote Desktop Services / Terminal Services mode.
BlackFog communicates with the user about possible threats through the Windows notification system. It writes detailed activity to a log file and database.
BlackFog Privacy is available as a 30 day trial. The Trial is fully functional, with no limitations for the entire 30 days.
BlackFog has been designed to work with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Services). When installed within a server environment and Terminal Services enabled BlackFog is able to protect all logged in clients.
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a significant piece of European legislation which will come into force on May 25, 2018. It builds on existing data protection laws, strengthening the rights that EU individuals have over their personal data, and creating a single data protection approach across Europe.