Privacy

Linux

Is Linux Right For You?

After joining Red Hat, I decided to “give up Windows for Lent.” The experiment was a success in the sense that I feel confident about my ability to remain productive should my issues with Windows 11 be resolved. In the meantime, I have reverted my main work driver back to Windows. Like it or not, […]

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Security

10 HACKING tools you MUST know about!

You already know not to take candy from strangers, but it may be time to add cables to the list of things not to accept from strangers. Naomi just got back from DefCon where I explored all kinds of hacking tools that are disguised as everyday items you might regularly use. The takeaways: Don’t borrow […]

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Google Privacy

How to build your own PRIVATE search engine and ditch Google

Start building your own search engine RIGHT NOW with NetworkChuck He will not only going to show you how to make your own search engine using Searx, he’s going to show you how to create your own private and secure search engine so you can keep these pesky tech giants like Google, Microsoft, and Facebook […]

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Privacy

The MOST private MAP apps!

The big G Maps is by far the most downloaded navigation app in the US and for good reason. Invading your privacy and surveilling you helps them provide better services. Their entire business model revolves around collecting huge amounts of information about you and selling it to advertisers. What are some more private alternatives? Naomi […]

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Privacy Security

Privacy Travel Tips: How To Keep Your Data Private If Your Phone Is Seized

Traveling with digital devices can be risky — sometimes phones or laptops are seized as you’re going through security, they can be scanned, and a whole bunch of personal data taken from them. This includes your private photos, passwords to email accounts, and even your 2FA seeds. For anyone who wants to maximize privacy, here […]

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Privacy

They’re not SELLING your data. It’s MUCH worse…

Noami Brockwell explains the bold claim on a certain search engine’s website. It says on the Big G’s website: ‘We do not sell your personal information to anyone’” The truth is, they ARE SHARING your personal and sensitive information, and being compensated handsomely in return. But what’s ACTUALLY going on in this exchange is far […]

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Linux

The Long Road to Linux

As my recent experiment, “Giving Up Windows for Lent” showed Switching to Linux as a slow process, not an instant change. This video covers some of the questions that have popped up over the years and overcoming the objections.

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Privacy

Is Signal still SECURE?

Moxie Marlinspike just announces his resignation as CEO of Signal. This was an abrupt announcement that caught much of the privacy space off-guard. Moxie earned the trust of the community by consistently delivering high standards that protected the privacy rights of users. Can the app still be trusted to maintain those high standards now that […]

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IoT

IoT Coffee Talk: Episode 85 – 2022 The Year of Trust

Check out IoT Coffee Talk: a fireside chat about all things #IoT​​​ over a cup of coffee or two with some of the industry’s leading business minds, thought leaders and technologists in a totally unscripted, organic format. In this first episode of 2022, Andreea Timberlake, Bill Pugh join Leonard Lee and David Vasquez in a […]

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Privacy

How To DE-GOOGLE Your Phone!

Google is all over our phones. The amount of data that they’re collecting about us is astronomical, regardless of whether we’re using an iPhone or an Android. But why does it matter if Google knows so much about us? First, that data is being siphoned up by governments: Not just the US government, but governments […]

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