ReadyNAS Duo v2 Upgrade to Debian Buster

ReadyNAS Duo v2 Upgrade to Debian Buster

Put them both on an usb stick, plug it into the NAS' front port and restart it with the whole procedure.If you still get an output on the serial port you might be able to unbrick the NAS with re-flashing the uboot image.

Adversarial Interoperability

Adversarial Interoperability

For a really competitive, innovative, dynamic marketplace, you need adversarial interoperability: that’s when you create a new product or service that plugs into the existing ones without the permission of the companies that make them.

Russia 'successfully tests' its unplugged internet

Russia 'successfully tests' its unplugged internet

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The net independence plan is seen as a way for Russia's government to get more control over online life Russia has successfully tested a country-wide alternative to the global internet, its government has announced.It blocks access to many foreign internet services, which in turn has helped several domestic tech giants establish themselves.

Companies using Facebook 'Like' button liable for data: EU court

Companies using Facebook 'Like' button liable for data: EU court

“The court was right in assessing whether Fashion ID had an interest in collaborating with Facebook by way of embedding the ‘Like’ Button,” Rauer said, adding plugins will continue to be popular notwithstanding the judgment.

Launching the Mozilla Plugin Privacy Test Database

Launching the Mozilla Plugin Privacy Test Database

The results are interesting from a passive collection perspective - plugins that store user data when clicked are significantly safer than plugins that track all web activity all the time.

A Few Simple Steps to Vastly Increase Your Privacy Online

A Few Simple Steps to Vastly Increase Your Privacy Online

We'll switch up your browser and search engine, add some plugins to block surveillance, and get a little technical with DNS servers.

Gmail's end-to-end encryption project is dead. Start using end-to-end encryption!

Gmail's end-to-end encryption project is dead. Start using end-to-end encryption!

Two years ago, Google has silently handed the project E2EMail which was started to enable easy end-to-end encryption in Gmail via a browser extension to "the open source community". Three years earlier, Google had announced that they are building an end-to-end encrypted Chrome plugin to automatically encrypt emails between Gmail users.

EU member state websites laden with third-party cookies

EU member state websites laden with third-party cookies

A new report (PDF) reveals that the vast majority of EU member state websites are laden with third-party cookies that are not disclosed to visitors. Third-party service plugins and embeds are the main way in which trackers landed on government and public health sector websites according to the report.

Aadhaar Operator's Biometrics Stolen & Misused, UIDAI Documents Prove

Aadhaar Operator's Biometrics Stolen & Misused, UIDAI Documents Prove

Now Sheokhand’s case, UIDAI error reports and email correspondence, indicate that Sheokhand’s stolen credentials were probably plugged into this malicious software and then used to fraudulently enrol new users to the Aadhaar database.

Russia considers 'unplugging' from internet

Russia considers 'unplugging' from internet

Major disruption The draft law, called the Digital Economy National Program, requires Russia's ISPs to ensure that it can operate in the event of foreign powers acting to isolate the country online.

Thousands of industrial refrigerators can be remotely defrosted, thanks to default passwords

Thousands of industrial refrigerators can be remotely defrosted, thanks to default passwords

More than 7,000 vulnerable temperature controlled systems , manufactured by U.K.-based firm Resource Data Management, are accessible from the internet and can be controlled by simply plugging in its default password found in documentation on the company’s website, according to Noam Rotem, one of the security researchers who found the vulnerable systems.

Best Privacy Tools for a Private 2019

Best Privacy Tools for a Private 2019

Most of the responses can be divided into separate categories: Search Engines Mail Clients Browsers Browser Plugins Password Managers Virtual Private Networks (VPN) Messaging Cloud Storage 2 Factor login Android OS Other Here is a list of those that where mentioned most often as the preferred software/tool in each category.

Facebook blocks third-party tools that collect information on political ads

Facebook blocks third-party tools that collect information on political ads

Plugins that scrape ads can expose people’s info if misused.” Considering the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal that rocked the company last year, this sounds like a reasonable measure to take, although shutting out nonprofits from the process of holding political ad buyers accountable does not help Facebook’s public image.

How to Detect if a browser plugin is spying on you

How to Detect if a browser plugin is spying on you

In this article, I will walk through the typical steps I take to check if any of my data is being sent somewhere I don't like, and then sharing my analysis of the top 10 plugins in Firefox and Chrome: This process won't catch everything - tricky authors can work around these detection measures.

Digital Safety: Using security keys to secure accounts against phishing

Digital Safety: Using security keys to secure accounts against phishing

Two-step verification is an extra layer of security used to protect accounts. The most secure way to protect accounts is by using a security key. A security key is a hardware device that you can either plug into your computer via USB or connect to wirelessly via your phone.

773 million email addresses have been leaked – check if yours is on the list

773 million email addresses have been leaked – check if yours is on the list

Hunt said the forum post described the source of the data as “a collection of 2000+ dehashed databases and Combos (combinations of email addresses and passwords) stored by topic.” Collection of files on MEGA We just launched Plugged It’s our cool new gadget site.

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.

OpenVPN 2.5.0 – What is Coming to OpenVPN in 2019

OpenVPN 2.5.0 – What is Coming to OpenVPN in 2019

Here is what the OpenVPN Community is working on: Hallmark Feature: Plugin support for Pluggable Transports.

Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

Facebook's hidden battle against ad-blockers

It would be easy for a plug-in to spot the word "sponsored" or to find a container labelled "ad" inside the webpage code, so companies, including Facebook, use coding tricks to obfuscate their ads.

Why a VPN App is Always Better than a VPN Plugin

Why a VPN App is Always Better than a VPN Plugin

A VPN company might offer Chrome and Mozilla plugins that automatically encrypt your traffic as soon as you start browsing and you’ll never have to open the app. A VPN browser plugin will not support several applications including these:

Mass router hack exposes millions of devices to potent NSA exploit

Mass router hack exposes millions of devices to potent NSA exploit

The new attack exploits routers with vulnerable implementations of Universal Plug and Play to force connected devices to open ports 139 and 445, content delivery network Akamai said in a blog post.

Cyborg Unplug

Cyborg Unplug

2.4Ghz detectorDetects and disconnects (disconnection feature outside US only) most common classes of wireless surveillance deviceLED alertSends email alerts to an account you configureUS plug standard, with Euro adaptor for travellersWirelessly tunnel multiple devices (phones, laptops, tablets) through a VPN you configure, no need for extra software on any deviceShare files from a USB stick over the network, with no need for third-party apps (like DropBox)With no settings applied, functions as pocket-sized travel routerFree, 24/7 high-speed VPN service.

A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as You Feared

A Future Where Everything Becomes a Computer Is as Creepy as You Feared

At a press event last month, an Amazon engineer showed how easily a maker of household fans could create a “smart” fan using Amazon’s chip, known as the Alexa Connect Kit. The kit, which Amazon is testing with some manufacturers, would simply be plugged into the fan’s control unit during assembly.

A former exec says Google once pulled the plug on videoconferencing tech because it couldn't identify people of colour

A former exec says Google once pulled the plug on videoconferencing tech because it couldn't identify people of colour

Google once had to “pull back” video-conferencing software for employees because of the technology’s inability to accurately identify people of colour, Google cloud executive Diane Bryant said on Tuesday.