Category Archives: How To

TeamViewer = Dangerous

Thursday, June 2, 2016 @ 3:16 am

There have been reports that people running the remote desktop program TeamViewer on their computer(s) have had random people accessing their accounts and sending themselves money via PayPal or buying things online. TeamViewer denies they were hacked. Meanwhile, the TeamViewer subreddit is exploding with threads about people getting hacked. This post will walk you through […]

Why Everyone Should Use Signal As Their Texting App

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 @ 6:02 pm

In this post I will explain why you should use Signal as your texting app and give straightforward step-by-step instructions on how to get started and what to expect. I didn’t really find any article on the web that goes through Signal’s features and benefits, so that’s why I’ve put this post together!

Password Managers: Why You Should Use One

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 @ 6:15 pm

Passwords are something that have become second nature to us in today’s world. Create a new account, type in a password. Log into an account, type in a password. Our brains can only remember so many characters and passwords. This is where a password manager comes in handy. In this post I will be giving […]

How to Encrypt Your Website’s Data for Free

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 3:56 pm

In this blog post, I will provide a walkthrough on how to set up encryption (HTTPS) on your webhost using CloudFlare’s Free SSL service. As it is something I am currently teaching myself (I never took a formal web security course, but I like to think I’ve made good progress) and as I couldn’t really […]

OnePlus One

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 @ 10:31 am

I’m probably one year late to the party, but in mid-April I decided to order a OnePlus One (OPO) phone (64GB version). In this post, I will describe how I’ve customized (and optimized) it and hopefully someone out there finds it entertaining/useful/informative! Here we go 🙂