There are many good resources on setting up and tweaking home networks, but I just wanted to put this post together as a compilation of all the best practices I’ve come across over the past ~15 years. I’ll also describe how to move away from proprietary firmware to open-source firmware for the TP-Link Archer C7 wireless router.
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 […]