Adblock Plus Filters Can Be Exploited to Run Malicious Code

Adblock Plus Filters Can Be Exploited to Run Malicious Code

An exploit has been discovered that could allow ad blocking filter list maintainers for the Adblock Plus, AdBlock, and uBlocker browser extensions to create filters that inject remote scripts into web sites.

Петиция · Simple option to disable Pocket in Firefox · Change.org

Петиция · Simple option to disable Pocket in Firefox · Change.org

Firefox browser comes with Pocket extension built-in and the Settings option does not disable the service completely. 1) Add a simple and intuitive option in Firefox Settings to disable Pocket extension entirely:. - ensure that Pocket sites and API endpoints are not queried without user's explicit intent.

GitHub - realtho/PartyLoud: A simple tool to do several HTTP / HTTPS requests and simulate navigation

GitHub - realtho/PartyLoud: A simple tool to do several HTTP / HTTPS requests and simulate navigation

Internal Engine is now complete and operative cURL is now used to generate pseudo-random requests HTML response is now parsed using grep Bad URLs are now filtered using a wordlist mechanism (wordlist is located in a file named badwords) ✅ Changed. and python are now no more required to run the script disabled user-defined number of processes [0.0.2] - 2019-03-18.

Add Stretch-Hash-and-Truncate option for extreme DNS privacy · jedisct1/dnscrypt-proxy@2d1dd7e

Add Stretch-Hash-and-Truncate option for extreme DNS privacy · jedisct1/dnscrypt-proxy@2d1dd7e

Step 2: in case the Argon2id algorithm has a vulnerability, or, since this is a popular function used for hashing passwords and for cryptocurrencices, and people may have built rainbow tables already, we use a hash function over the result of the previous function.

Free Phishing Test

Free Phishing Test

All you need to do is to enter your website name to make a comprehensive search of any malicious, counterfeiting and squatting websites that impersonate your digital identity, brand name or trademarks: Phishing Test First Screen First section of the report is dedicated to cybersquatting — all possible variations of squatted domains that use your brand or company name.

How To Disable WebRTC In Your Browser

How To Disable WebRTC In Your Browser

It might be best here to just use the definition provided on the WebRTC website : “WebRTC is an open framework for the web that enables Real Time Communications in the browser.

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets

The greatest beneficiary of the update appears to be pro-privacy Google rival, DuckDuckGo , which is now being offered as an option in more than 60 markets, per the GitHub instance.

Taxing your privacy

Taxing your privacy

Yet, while the revenue upside for companies helping smart cities (and states) with taxing and tolling is significant, it is also rife with contradictions and complications that could, ultimately, pose serious problems to those companies’ underlying business models and for the investors that bet heavily on them.

Fix It Already

Fix It Already

(And of course, if Google gave users this option, then Apple would have no excuse not to.) Instead of having no choice but to share their data with the creators of every app they ever use, Android users should be able to deny and revoke apps’ permission to access the Internet.

How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background

How to Stop Facebook App From Tracking Your Location In the Background

"For people who previously chose to turn their Location History setting 'on,' the new background location setting is 'on.' For people who had turned Location History 'off' – or never turned it on in the first place – the new background location setting is 'off.'" With this update, Facebook gives users a dedicated way to choose whether or not to share their location when they are not using the social media app.

Pinstagram? Instagram code reveals Public Collections feature

Pinstagram? Instagram code reveals Public Collections feature

Code buried in Instagram for Android shows the company has prototyped an option to create public “Collections” to which multiple users can contribute. Instagram launched private Collections two years ago to let you Save and organize your favorite feed posts.

Why is Facebook suggesting I look at photos of my female friends in bikinis?

Why is Facebook suggesting I look at photos of my female friends in bikinis?

(Sorry, “Good Morning Images,” but I’m not ready to commit.) When you type “photos of my female friends” into the search bar, you don’t even need to finish typing the phrase, before Facebook serves up a selection of photos from your female friends–selfies, wedding pictures, profile pics.

Why Technology’s Early Adopters Are Opting Out

Why Technology’s Early Adopters Are Opting Out

When the new video chat device hit the market, Facebook didn’t make a play for the typical early adopter group—young, tech-savvy consumers. Facebook Portal is a paragon of the new cost of early adoption.

Microsoft brings AI-powered background blurring to Skype

Microsoft brings AI-powered background blurring to Skype

Microsoft has not indicated when, or if, background blurring will come to the mobile version of Skype, but for now desktop users can activate the feature within Skype's settings, or from within individual video calls.

Apple Is Removing 'Do Not Track' From Safari

Apple Is Removing 'Do Not Track' From Safari

Advertisement For that story, we asked all the browser-providing companies why they still had the option, given that it could mislead users into thinking it was actually protecting their privacy.

WhatsApp adds support for Face ID/Touch ID biometric lock on iOS

WhatsApp adds support for Face ID/Touch ID biometric lock on iOS

Under the new setting, called ‘Screen Lock’, users of WhatsApp on iOS can tap through to another menu to add an additional layer of security by requiring either their facial biometric or a fingerprint to unlock the messaging app.

Deleted WhatsApp Messages Can Be Restored – Here’s How

Deleted WhatsApp Messages Can Be Restored – Here’s How

After verifying that a backup exists, simply delete and reinstall WhatsApp from the App store, verify your phone number, and follow the on-screen prompts to restore your chat history.

How your speakers could be turned into eavesdropping microphones

How your speakers could be turned into eavesdropping microphones

The researchers managed to use SPEAKE(a)R to retask a computer’s outputs to inputs, then to record audio when the headphones were in the output-only jack.

Apple FaceTime bug lets you listen even if someone doesn't answer

Apple FaceTime bug lets you listen even if someone doesn't answer

There's a FaceTime bug that lets you hear through someone else's iPhone, even if they haven't answered your phone call. I tried placing a video call to my editor from my iPhone using Apple's FaceTime app.

Facebook to merge Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

Facebook to merge Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger

The Facebook spokesperson added: "We’re working on making more of our messaging products end-to-end encrypted and considering ways to make it easier to reach friends and family across networks." Shape Created with Sketch.

How to Completely Banish Google from Your Android Experience

How to Completely Banish Google from Your Android Experience

Step 2: Install a Google Play Store Replacement With your Google account banished, you've probably started to wonder how you'll get apps on your device.

EOSBet Gets Ready for Mainstream Adoption with Account System Launch

EOSBet Gets Ready for Mainstream Adoption with Account System Launch

This account system enables users to deposit funds from any source, and easily bet without the use of a wallet or Scatter. For the first time ever, non-EOS account holders can receive BET and participate in our player rewards program, opening the door to entire new markets.

How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data

How to Delete Your Online Accounts but Keep Your Data

Advertisement Deleting your data: Click on the triple-dot icon in the upper-right corner on Pinterest’s home page, and then select “Edit settings.” Scroll down a bit and click on “Deactivate Account” to start the process, which lets you either deactivate your account (giving you the option to come back to it later) or close it permanently.

How to Update Windows 8, 7 and Vista

How to Update Windows 8, 7 and Vista

If compatible updates are found, to download and install updates, click the Install updates button. If updates are available for Windows Vista, they are updates that have not been installed since support ended on April 11, 2017.

How to Update Windows 10

How to Update Windows 10

How to manually check for Windows 10 Updates 1. Windows 10 will automatically download and install updates immediately after checking for updates. Windows 10 will show you a status of the update and what is being downloaded and installed.

Why you need to update Windows regularly

Why you need to update Windows regularly

It maintains updates for Windows operating systems like service packs and patches. It maintains updates for Windows operating systems like service packs and patches. On the second Tuesday of every month, Microsoft releases patches and other security updates through Windows Update.

The official release of AdGuard DNS — a new unique approach to privacy-oriented DNS

The official release of AdGuard DNS — a new unique approach to privacy-oriented DNS

And if there is a difference for you, you probably know the answer anyway :) AdGuard DNS recently added DoH support, which brings our service to the forefront of privacy protection.

Our plans for 2019

Our plans for 2019

We are extremely grateful to all of you who not only want to improve your safety online, but also understand that we need your help to sustain Tails.

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

That's exactly why some users are choosing the "nuclear option" when it comes to online privacy: deleting or deactivating accounts when and where possible. Unfortunately, you can never remove yourself completely from the internet, but there are ways to minimize your online footprint, which would lower the chances of your data getting out there.

How to Disable Tracking Features in Windows 10 for Beginners

How to Disable Tracking Features in Windows 10 for Beginners

Cortana is a digital assistant by Microsoft that will set reminders, perform internet searches, and do many useful things for you. Turn off the advertising feature from Windows 10 to stay secure. Visit Settings and go to Network and Internet.

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