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The Importance of Cybersecurity

But you’ve gotta watch the video because the devil is in the details. A lot of little things you need to do to secure all the many different accounts we use online.Continue readingThe Importance of Cybersecurity

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The ProtonCalendar beta is available now! – ProtonMail Blog

Something that’s on my radar this year. ProtonCalendar is the latest privacy-focused product from ProtonMail. Keep your plans private and secure with the encrypted calendar app.Continue readingThe ProtonCalendar beta is available now! – ProtonMail Blog

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Sr Network Security Engineer Reveals Twitter Ready to Give Private DMs to DOJ – Project Veritas

File this under “Angry”! But this is Great Reporting. I will go to their site and donate to their work here at projectveritas.com. They do great old school reporting. Personally we all know that everything posted online is stored forever but now that it is confirmed, and even used against the average citizen… now more…Continue readingSr Network Security Engineer Reveals Twitter Ready to Give Private DMs to DOJ – Project Veritas

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Freebie 90 Day Trial of a Secure Email Service

Everybody deserves a freebie once in a while! This freebie trial of a secure email account is on a previous post about a secure email service called Startmail. Here is the comment repost dated 2/6/17:Continue readingFreebie 90 Day Trial of a Secure Email Service

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The Web’s Creator Looks to Reinvent It – The New York Times

“Edward Snowden showed we’ve inadvertently built the world’s largest surveillance network with the web,” said Mr. Kahle, whose group organized the conference. “China can make it impossible for people there to read things, and just a few big service providers are the de facto organizers of your experience. We have the ability to change all that.”Continue readingThe Web’s Creator Looks to Reinvent It – The New York Times

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How images can be lifted from screens and turned into pornography  | Daily Mail Online

These so-called ‘revenge porn’ sites house images of now-spurned former partners who once voluntarily posed in private with someone they thought they could trust.

Some images are lifted from social media sites and manipulated on-screen to turn them into pornography. Others are stolen using sophisticated spyware, which can switch on and then control cameras on a victim’s computer or ‘smart’ TVContinue readingHow images can be lifted from screens and turned into pornography  | Daily Mail Online

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Mint.com says they can Share my Personal Information with Anyone. Goodbye Mint.com.

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to share or disclose your personal information with law enforcement, government officials, and other regulatory agencies. We may share or make available anonymous or aggregate information that cannot by used to identify you with:

3rd parties for research, marketing and promotional purposes and those 3rd parties may publicly report the findings of their research or analysis;Continue readingMint.com says they can Share my Personal Information with Anyone. Goodbye Mint.com.

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It’s Your Duty to Install Ad Blockers. But Which Ones and Why?

If you value your privacy you might have taken notice this week when Edward Snowden says “it’s your ‘duty’ to install ad blockers”…

the government surveillance whistleblower gave some advice on how average citizens can shield their privacy online. One of the less obvious security tips: flip on an ad blocker.”
Continue readingIt’s Your Duty to Install Ad Blockers. But Which Ones and Why?

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Keep Posting to Facebook. You’re Sharing some very Personal Information with an A.I.

Facebook hopes to be able to take advantage of the vast amount of data people are producing every day.

‘There’s just going to be a lot more data generated about what’s happening in the world, and the conventional models and systems that we have today won’t scale,’ said Jay Parikh, Facebook’s VP of engineering.

Wow! An Artificial Intelligence that knows EVERYTHING about you and you freely gave it all the info! Creepy!Continue readingKeep Posting to Facebook. You’re Sharing some very Personal Information with an A.I.

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I have 2 Secure Email Accounts to Give Away

Startmail gave me two companion accounts to give away with the subscription. Rather than waste them by just forwarding the links to people who may not be tech savvy enough to use them, I figured I would post them to the blog, although I do think the service is great for those who are not tech savvy either.Continue readingI have 2 Secure Email Accounts to Give Away