If a pop up window tell you you have been hacked, no matter how authentic it looks, the (almost) obvious thing to do is verify your antivirus is not disabled. Please understand this does not constitute advice – if you have a problem, get professional help from someone you trust. Recommendation still stands to enable […]
If you or someone had access to important information that provided hard evidence of criminal activity or important injustice (not just the server at the fast food was rude to you), and you wanted to make it available to law enforcement or a reputable investigative journalist. NSA contractors are not immune to errors and suboptimal […]
https://play.google.com/music/m/Dwujmk5dwzvkygoutria56xmssi?t=052_-_Protecting_Your_Kids_Privacy-The_Complete_Privacy__Security_Podcast So there is an estimate that 70% of all K-12 schools / students use google or other online service (Microsoft, Apple, or other) for assignments, submitting homework, and learning sites — Teachers are already overburdened with everything else, including teaching, and do not have a lot of bandwidth to address the security of the […]
https://www.extremetech.com/internet/258310-firefox-borrows-feature-tor-protect-user-privacy TOR borrowed many functions from FF, and now FF is using some TOR capabilities to block -“canvas fingerprinting” (an HTML5 devious tracking method that doesn’t need cookies). One of the problems of setting high privacy configurations, is that many sites tell you “you may not see our content unless you allow us to track […]
Google wants to know if you’re depressed. What could go wrong? https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/25/google-clinical-depression-privacy?CMP=r
https://open.nytimes.com/https-open-nytimes-com-the-new-york-times-as-a-tor-onion-service-e0d0b67b7482 You could always use TOR to read the NYT site, but this is one level improved. The New York Times is Now Available as a Tor Onion Service Illustration by Kevin Zweerink for The New York Times Today we are announcing an experiment in secure communication, and launching an alternative way for people to access our […]
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