The Intersection of Privacy and Cybersecurity

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This post was originally published on 3 NOV 2021; it has since been updated and revised.

If you're not aware of the privacy nightmares of Windows 10 and Windows 11, then let us inform you: Windows is not at all privacy friendly.

Also, don't think you're necessarily safe by running Apple's ma...

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As you've researched how best to block ads (and also the trackers that frequently come with them), you've probably come across mentions of uBlock Origin and Pi-Hole.

uBlock Origin is the gold standard for adblocking; but Pi-Hole has numerous unique benefits as well. So, which blocking solution sho...

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This post was originally published on 20 NOV 2020; it has since been updated and revised.

For those who don't wish to download Chromium extensions from the Chrome Web Store, there is (fortunately) an alternative: you can install Chromium extensions manually. No Google account required.

While...

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This post was originally published on 2 APR 2021; it has since been updated and revised.

Let's go ahead and get this out the way: Edge, the default browser for Windows, sucks.

Edge especially sucks for privacy. Yes, even the "new and improved" Microsoft Edge that is based on the Chromium engin...

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