As part of our plan to overhaul our VPN section at privacytools.io, we can now proudly present our now VPN layout: privacytools.io/providers/vpn/

Note that we can still add a few refinements later on. Also at the end of 2019 we will re investigate all vpns listed, and lock the amount of providers we recommend to 3.
What do you all think?

“Quite simply, encryption keeps you safe.” - @schneierblog

Learn the basics of using encryption in our guide ssd.eff.org/en/module/what-enc

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@switchingsocial Hello!, do you know some 2FA that respects your privacy?

#2FA #Privacy

Reminder: You can download all the data Google has collected from you. It gives you an idea of just how much access Google has: reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comment
If you want to prevent Google from collecting all of your online data, here are some steps you can take: protonvpn.com/blog/how-to-dele

Thanks for taking user input into account when developing new features or enhancing existing ones. @Tutanota rocks!

Password survey – most people still reuse their passwords for different accounts:

security.org/resources/online-

– 72% use the same password for different accounts
– 68% tweak a formerly-used password to use it as a "new" one
– only 27% use a password management app

See also our comprehensive article on modern credential management: infosec-handbook.eu/blog/moder

#password #security #survey #infosec #authentication

Instead of enshrining Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft as the Internet’s permanent overlords and then striving to make them as benign as possible, we can fix the Internet by making Big Tech less central to its future. eff.org/deeplinks/2019/07/inte

Snowden: 'The Most Important Thing Bitcoin Is Missing Right Now Is Privacy' - CoinDesk

Snowden used bitcoin to buy encrypted services to talk with journalists in 2013.

coindesk.com/snowden-the-most- @particl

Using Gmail confidential mode is neither secure nor private. As long as Google can read your emails, its privacy promises will always be disingenuous. Here’s why Gmail’s confidential mode isn’t actually confidential: protonmail.com/blog/gmail-conf

Firefox admits they will eventually be sending all of your DNS to Cloudflare. Cloudflare will monetize your internet browsing, no matter how much their PR people say they are.

If you want to disable that, go to "about:config", and set "network.trr.mode" to 5.

The values are: 0 - default off, 1 - race, 2 TRR first, 3 TRR only, 4 shadow, 5 off by choice

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