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Learn how to send encrypted emails using PGP encryption with this simple guide.

After learning how to do it, I've become very interested to do it again. So if you want to practice it with me[please], feel free to DM me. Don't worry I'll not spam you.

Here's link for the guide:
emailselfdefense.fsf.org/en/in

#gpg #pgp #gnu #linux

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"The idea behind Solid is both simple and extraordinarily powerful. Your data lives in a pod that is controlled by you." #privacy #Security #Crypto

Inrupt, Tim Berners-Lee's Solid, and Me - Schneier on Security

schneier.com/blog/archives/202

It's a good job I have enough beers to see me through this dd SD wipe (64GB). Will soon be having my first play with the badUSB from . Anyone know where I can get some USB shells/cases? (The board is currently exposed.)

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It's official - @[email protected] is fully live on Matrix! exple.tive.org/blarg/2020/02/2 Helping get Mozilla going has been a lot of fun, and we'll see a lot of improvements to Riot's UX in the coming months based on their feedback (turns out they know quite a lot about FOSS usability :D)

Anyone using the Box? (hackthebox.eu) Haven't figured out what the invitation code is yet but I've found the "keep calm and hack the box" skull and crossbones art in the browser's console. Hints appreciated...

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We'll be on the air tonight at 19:00 EST. Listen live on 99.5 FM in New York or at wbai.org/playernew.html

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If you want to help us test features and smash bugs, there's a new experimental version of Tor Browser out now.

Tor Browser 9.5a5 updates Firefox to 68.5.0esr, NoScript to 11.0.13, and on desktop, Tor to 0.4.3.2-alpha. We also added a new default bridge. blog.torproject.org/new-releas

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Respected security expert Bruce Schneier advocates for careful regulation of facial recognition, not an outright ban.

"Focusing on one particular identification method misconstrues the nature of the surveillance society we’re in the process of building."

nytimes.com/2020/01/20/opinion

Original tweet : twitter.com/DuckDuckGo/status/

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@squire
"And you can cost-effectively implement the latest locationing technology, VLC, which leverages your existing LED lighting infrastructure to track customers and workers." 😮 Ugh. (Also, vlc lol thats already taken)

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To shoppers, do you ever use those handheld scanners to speed up your checkout? Your privacy is at risk. Notice that camera on the front? Hmm, I wonder why they'd need that... From the horse's mouth: "you can enable to automatically identify the customer". zebra.com/us/en/products/spec- RESIST!

Today I'll be transferring the @monero onto a new external SSD to free up some space on my laptop. Also looking forward to getting started on training at kali.training. How is everyone else spending their Sunday?

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Hi fedi! Glad to announce i'm not gonna use microsofthubGITHub to share my code with people, so i created my own gitea instance where i will be sharing some code 😊 gtea.fairuse.org

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Apparently all you Kali Linux :kali_linux_r: users are dirty, dirty hackers.

"UK police deny responsibility for poster urging parents to report kids for using Kali Linux"

zdnet.com/article/uk-police-di

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So searching for 'mastodon' on fdroid gives me four apps.. Which one do you use?
#fdroid #mobile

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Not fans of arbitrary numbers, but feel a critical mass may be required to pursue something of this nature...

Proposal: if we get 150 people stating that they would be interested in helping, we proceed to the next phase to see if it is truly a viable and helpful project.

How does that sound?

#google #privacy #project #collaboration

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