The Intersection of Privacy and Cybersecurity

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In this guide we look at how to get familiar with using/tweaking Safing Portmaster, an open-source and host-based application firewall available for Linux and Windows machines.

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This post was originally published on 26 APR 2021; it has since been updated and revised.

If you're looking for solid blocklists for your PiHole, then we have a collection of mega-blocklists for you right here.

We also have some words of wisdom to share when it comes to using these blocklists....

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This post was originally published on 29 JAN 2022. It has since been updated and revised.

DNS enables your devices to connect to the internet as we currently know it

However, what happens if your resolver is either insecure or untrustworthy (and often, both) - such as the resolvers of many, if...

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The DNS system is the ever reliant phone book of the Internet. It plays a large part in what makes the today's Internet so easy to use and browse as so many of us do.

But were you aware that the standard implementation of DNS is, by nature, highly insecure? Did you know that this insecurity poses...

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