After Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA, there has been an explosion in privacy-focused tools/services. Some were short-lived due to being too complicated for the average user to use, while others continue to thrive and grow. This post showcases the successful ones, most of which happen to be beginner-friendly. As a bonus I’ve included some more […]
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 […]
My approach and philosophy towards social media is similar to the idea of supermarkets and produce. In this post I’ll go over my philosophy, as well as why I think it’s important to do some spring cleaning. I will also share a tool/app I’ve created (and made open source) which allows you to quickly clean […]
As evident from some of my past blog posts, I am pretty privacy-conscious. Mentioned before, I have been slowly migrating my more sensitive accounts (e.g. banking, retail, professional) to send email messages to my ProtonMail account instead of Gmail (because these messages usually contain my billing address, online orders, contact names/address, etc.). I’ve decided to […]
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!