Reasons Not to Use Epic Privacy Browser

Reasons Not to Use Epic Privacy Browser

Another issue is the fact that they’re using regular web hosting services from the US for their proxy servers, which they inexplicably call a “VPN” on their front page:Thanks for the proxy, Digital OceanGiven the US’s track record with privacy, and given that Digital Ocean is open for business in the US, it isn’t likely that they’ll keep your data very private if the government comes knocking.

Internet Explorer exploit lets hackers steal your data even if you never use it

Internet Explorer exploit lets hackers steal your data even if you never use it

“Internet Explorer is vulnerable to XML External Entity attack if a user opens a specially crafted .MHT file locally,” writes Page. Current web browsers do not use the .MHT format, so when a PC user attempts to access this file Windows opens IE by default.

NoScript extension officially released for Google Chrome

NoScript extension officially released for Google Chrome

Logo: Giorgio Maone // Composition: ZDNet. Starting today, the NoScript Firefox extension, a popular tool for privacy-focused users, is also available for Google Chrome, Giorgio Maone, NoScript's author, has told ZDNet. Hacker group has been hijacking DNS traffic on D-Link routers for three months Why is it so hard for us to pay attention to cybersecurity?

Here is all the information that your browser reveals about you

Here is all the information that your browser reveals about you

In the case of the geographic information, information gathered through GPS will be significantly more accurate on average than browser estimated values. That may indicate that your browser is not sharing that information or it does not apply to you (such as accelerometer and gyroscope information while you are using a desktop computer).

Why uBlock Origin requests to store unlimited data in Firefox

Why uBlock Origin requests to store unlimited data in Firefox

Why uBlock Origin requests to store unlimited data in Firefox. Firefox users who have the content blocker uBlock Origin installed receive a permission prompt currently when uBlock Origin is updating. Firefox users who have the content blocker uBlock Origin installed receive a permission prompt currently when uBlock Origin is updating.

KeePassXC 2.4.0 released

KeePassXC 2.4.0 released

Among the highlights of this release are a new database creation wizard, advanced search, KeeShare database sharing and synchronization, update checks, OpenSSH for Windows support, and a QR Code generator for TOTP.

Android Q to get a ton of new privacy features

Android Q to get a ton of new privacy features

Despite security researchers proving that they can still track devices with randomized MAC addresses, supporting this feature will reduce the efficiency of some data harvesting and user tracking operations.

A “serious” Windows 0-day is being actively exploited in the wild

A “serious” Windows 0-day is being actively exploited in the wild

with 80 posters participating Share this story Google security officials are advising Windows users to ensure they’re using the latest version 10 of the Microsoft operating system to protect themselves against a “serious” unpatched vulnerability that attackers have been actively exploiting in the wild.

Serious Chrome zero-day – Google says update “right this minute”

Serious Chrome zero-day – Google says update “right this minute”

DEEP LEARNING FOR DEEPER CYBERSECURITY Watch Video The reason that even the Chrome team are wading in with you’d-better-update warnings is the recent appearance of a zero-day security vulnerability, dubbed CVE-2019-5786, for which Google says it is “aware of of reports that an exploit […] exists in the wild.” To clarify.

Mark Zuckerberg explains why an ad-free Facebook isn’t as simple as it sounds

Mark Zuckerberg explains why an ad-free Facebook isn’t as simple as it sounds

Instead, it sounds as though Zuckerberg thinks Facebook needs to create a way for all users to better control Facebook’s data collection, and once everyone has that ability, it would make sense to let some people pay for an ad-free version, if they choose.

Benchmark refutes Google's claim that content blockers slow down Chrome

Benchmark refutes Google's claim that content blockers slow down Chrome

The company plans to limit the webRequest API that extensions, content blockers like uBlock Origin or Adblock Plus, use currently to block certain elements on webpages.

Pre-installed Android apps will soon update even without a Google account

Pre-installed Android apps will soon update even without a Google account

In a message sent to some app developers with pre-installed apps on various devices or operating systems, Google says those apps in question should be updated to reflect this new policy change.

Minisign by Frank Denis

Minisign by Frank Denis

Combined with -G, overwrite a previous key pair -v display version number Trusted comments Signature files include an untrusted comment line that can be freely modified, even after signature creation.

Welcome — Magic-Wormhole 0.11.2+75.ga5e011f.dirty documentation

Welcome — Magic-Wormhole 0.11.2+75.ga5e011f.dirty documentation

md Sending 7924 byte file named 'README.md' On the other computer , please run : wormhole receive Wormhole code is : 7 - crossover - clockwork Sending ( <- 10.0 . Receiver: % wormhole receive Enter receive wormhole code: 7-crossover-clockwork Receiving file (7924 bytes) into: README.md ok?

Security/Anti tracking policy

Security/Anti tracking policy

Examples include, but are not limited to: While this type of tracking is not currently blocked in Firefox, we may apply additional restrictions to the third parties engaged in this type of tracking in the future.

Now this Android spyware poses as a privacy tool to trick you into downloading

Now this Android spyware poses as a privacy tool to trick you into downloading

The campaign has been active since May last year, with users previously duped into downloading the malware with a fake version of an adult app — but now those behind Triout have altered their tactics, distributing the malware with a re-purposed version of a legitimate privacy tool that has been ripped from the Google Play store.

Mesibo/messenger-app-android: Open Source Messenger App For Android

Mesibo/messenger-app-android: Open Source Messenger App For Android

Mesibo Messenger for Android Mesibo Messenger is an open-source app with real-time messaging, voice and video call features. To download, open a terminal and issue following commands: $ mkdir Messenger $ cd Messenger $ git clone

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.

StevenBlack/hosts: Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can opti

StevenBlack/hosts: Extending and consolidating hosts files from several well-curated sources like adaway.org, mvps.org, malwaredomainlist.com, someonewhocares.org, and potentially others. You can opti

link raw weekly 'can be used for free by anyone' issues add.Dead Dead sites based on hostsfile.org content. link raw occasionally GPLv3+ issues add.Spam Spam sites based on hostsfile.org content.

Chrome Extension Manifest V3 could end uBlock Origin for Chrome

Chrome Extension Manifest V3 could end uBlock Origin for Chrome

Raymond Hill, known as Gorhill online, the author of the popular content blockers uBlock Origin and uMatrix, voiced his concern over some of the planned changes; these changes, if implemented as proposed currently, remove functionality that the extensions use for content blocking.

Do you want to contribute to the next major version of OnionShare?

Do you want to contribute to the next major version of OnionShare?

If you’d like to chip in during the month or so before the final release, try out the latest development version and report any bugs .

Nukeop/nuclear: Popcorn Time for music

Nukeop/nuclear: Popcorn Time for music

Desktop music player focused on streaming from free sources Official website Mastodon What is this? If you know mps-youtube , this is a similar music player but with a GUI.

Starting Tomorrow, Smartphones Become Thai Driver’s Licenses

Starting Tomorrow, Smartphones Become Thai Driver’s Licenses

Once it’s installed, drivers can register by email and phone number, then scan the QR code on the back of their physical driver’s license. Those holding cards printed before QR codes were added in September 2017 can contact the department to get their e-licenses.

Clickbox

Clickbox

Source code | License | Issues | Chrome plugin This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

New releases: Tor 0.3.5.7, 0.3.4.10, and 0.3.3.11

New releases: Tor 0.3.5.7, 0.3.4.10, and 0.3.3.11

The Tor 0.3.5 series includes several new features and performance improvements, including client authorization for v3 onion services, cleanups to bootstrap reporting, support for improved bandwidth- measurement tools, experimental support for NSS in place of OpenSSL, and much more.

Face Unlock Feature Is Useless in 4 out of 10 Phones

Face Unlock Feature Is Useless in 4 out of 10 Phones

Therefore, 38% of all the devices they tested would allow malicious third parties to immediately unlock phones that only use facial recognition as a locking mechanism and to gain access to all the data contained within, from photos to sensitive banking and personal data.

Private Winten: new Windows 10 privacy tweaker with firewall

Private Winten: new Windows 10 privacy tweaker with firewall

Private Winten is a new open source software program to adjust privacy and other settings on devices running Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. The software program has two main functions: provide users with access to privacy related settings, and act as a firewall frontend to block outbound connections by default.

New Release: Tor 0.3.5.6-rc

New Release: Tor 0.3.5.6-rc

Packages should be available over the coming weeks, with a new alpha Tor Browser release by early February. Minor features (fallback directory list): Replace the 150 fallbacks originally introduced in Tor 0.3.3.1-alpha in January 2018 (of which ~115 were still functional), with a list of 157 fallbacks (92 new, 65 existing, 85 removed) generated in December 2018.

Popular privacy browser extensions

Popular privacy browser extensions

AdBlocker Ultimate is an open source extension that was designed to remove all advertisements and improve browser speed and the time it takes a page to load. Ghostery is a powerful extension that blocks advertisements and scripts, stops tracking, and speeds up website loading times.

If you care about your privacy, try these special versions of Firefox

If you care about your privacy, try these special versions of Firefox

Both Beta and Nightly are available for Android devices, but there’s an easier option for maximum privacy and security on all phones and tablets: A special mobile browser called Firefox Focus.

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